Minke whale trapped in nets in Japan for two weeks

Animal rights groups demand animal’s release but locals claim its size and strong currents are making it hard to free. 

The Guardian

Last updated on 07 January 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Japan
Region: 
Western Pacific
Threats: 
Entanglement
Species: 
Balaenoptera acutorostrata subspp
Species group: 
Marine mammals