Brutal and Sad Facts About Whaling That More People Should Know About

Scientific Whaling Does Involve Killing Of Whales

2. Scientific Whaling Does Involve Killing Of Whales

These large creatures are often termed “gentle giants”, mostly because they are big but not most display predatory behavior.

To understand these creatures better, scientists commit to research. There are many ways to go about this that include non-invasive methods but for many countries, whaling is a preferred choice.

Comparison of data between these countries does show that despite killing whales, whaling countries do not produce superior data, rather just adds to the overall whale death toll. Scientific whaling is legal and some countries take advantage of this loophole to encourage commercial whaling.

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