A third of whales slaughtered by Japanese whalers last year were pregnant


By Malcolm Holland

A THIRD of the whales harpooned by Japan in the Antarctic last summer were pregnant, it was claimed yesterday.
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Conservation group Humane Society International (HSI) said Japan’s own figures, revealed in secret documents discovered at the International Whaling Commission meeting being held this week, showed the “true, disgusting nature” of the country’s whale hunting.

Japan’s annual hunt, which it claims is a scientific study, took a horrific toll on female whales, the HSI said.

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