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Gruesome images show dead whale calves inside their pregnant mothers’ carcasses after hunters massacre 94 in just 12 minutes

The hunt lasted for more than 5 hours with boats chasing the pod of whales.

The creatures are not yet deemed endangered.

GRAPHIC CONTENT: Whale blood soaks the beach on the Faroe Islands. The whale carcasses have also been cut into, above, in images captured by environmental campaign group Sea Shepherd

According to a member of the Sea Shepherd organisation, this is not the first time this has happened this year.

Other pictures captured by the organisation show the dumping of the remains of the whales back into the sea with some people questioning why it happens in the first place.

This harrowing image shows a dead calf inside their dead mother. The hunt lasted for more than 5 hours with boats chasing the pod of whales
The womb of a pregnant whale is pictured above with an unborn calf inside.According to a member of the Sea Shepherd organisation, this is not the first time this has happened this year
This whale is seen blooded on what appears to be a pavement. Environmental campaign group Sea Shepherd UK, who took photos of whaling on the island, said five pregnant whales were also killed, bringing the total up to 94
The body parts of the dead whales are pictured being scooped out of a truck
Carcass dump: The remaining body parts of the dead whales are pictured in a truck left, and being dumped back into the sea.
People are seen looking at the whale carcasses, above, which are lined up on the pavement. Someone is also pictured pushing a push chair in the background next to the whale carcasses

This article was first published by The Mail Online on 29 August 2019.


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