Dolphins

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  • Topic: Faroe Islands, Pilot whale, Humpback whale
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Kill a whale prove be an adult? On the contrary I think that it is an immaturity act and crazy act, the people in Denmark kill 1.000 of dolphins for year. The 0,1 % of the species of Calderon dolphin is killed annually. This is brutal act and I think that need be stopped, because the dolphins are killed an the species will be in extinction.

This brutal bloody slaughter takes place in the Faroe Islands, which belong to Denmark. To initiate into adulthood it is mandatory to kill a dolphin or a whale. This atrocious act occurring during summer months, It is a tradition of over 1,200 years, in this act are killed between 1,000 and 2,500 dolphins annually. Young people take advantages of the trust that pilot whales have towards people to celebrate their initiation into adulthood. Don’t change over time. Whale hunting equipment is legally restricted to hooks, ropes, and assessing-poles for measurement. A boat that has been equipped in such a manner is a pilot whale boat. The pilot whale boat is neither a traditional small Faroese rowing boat, nor is it a vehicle used by the coastal navigation, and it does not include the modern Faroese factory fleet. A pilot whale boat simply describes the temporary condition of a small boat during a hunt, which is otherwise used for line fishery or leisure purposes. When the whalers have met the requirements specified above, the pilot whales can be driven. Whale drives take place only when a school of whales is sighted close to land, and when sea and weather conditions make this possible. The whaling regulations specify how the school of whales is to be driven ashore. The drive itself works by surrounding the pilot whales with a wide semicircle of boats. On the whaling-foreman’s signal, stones attached to lines are thrown into the water behind the pilot whales, thus the boats drive the whales towards an authorized beach or fjord, where the whales then beach themselves. It is not permitted to take whales on the ocean-side...
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