Whales are magnificent creatures and it would seem that they’d be pretty difficult to hunt. Unfortunately, these large underwater mammals are prized for everything they have to offer.
When thinking of whales, blue or sperm whales are a few that come to mind. Remarkably, there are a lot of species that come under this group of marine mammals. This includes belugas, narwhals, minke whales, bowhead whales, Bryde’s whales, and many many more.
Whaling itself is a risky business, keeping in mind its bloody history that includes whale and human deaths.
Here are 30 alarming truths about whaling, a dangerous but common business practice that not many people know the truth about.