Whaling in the Faroe Isles has begun.

When the current finally changed direction, the super pod was split into four groups, the first group of 81 pilot whales was driven towards a shoreline where groups of boys and men waited to cut their spinal cords in a centuries old bloodbath that in this case was described by one onlooker as the “ugliest whale kill that they’d seen in a long time.”

‘Bout time for Operation Ferocious Isles

The Divine Wind That Spared 900 Pilot Whales in the Ferocious Isles