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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...

Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

With the very real prospect of Iceland's only fin whale hunter, Kristján Loftsson sending boats...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Long-finned pilot whale

Fishermen in Norway eat pilot whale after entanglement in net

According to local reports, fishermen in Norway ate meat from a long-finned pilot whale after...

Mystery over whale deaths in Suffolk

The bodies of three whales washed up on the coast of Suffolk over the weekend. One was whale was identified as a minke whale and another as an fin whale.

It is unclear what might have caused their deaths though it was reported that the fin whale may have been struck by a boat, though it is known if this was before or after it died. Minke whales are the most common baleen whale found around the waters of the UK. 

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