122 Pregnant whales killed in hunt
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Japan killed 122 pregnant minke whales during a highly controversial annual whaling expedition that Tokyo defends as scientific research, but conservationists call "gruesome and unnecessary." The four-month expedition in the Antarctic ended in March after the fleet killed 333 minke whales, according to a report submitted by Japanese authorities to the International Whaling Commission. Of those, 122 were pregnant, with dozens more immature whales among those killed.
122 Pregnant whales killed in hunt. (2018, June 1). Manila Standard, p. B3.
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