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Here's the whale spotted off Svalbard's coast http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r62edSNu3U8

Most of the Nordics hunt whales, though not usually humpback whales, so that's purely for the joke.


28th November 2012

Tagged in Denmark Greenland Sweden Norway Faroe Islands Finland Iceland Whale Svalbard


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Corson

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1 year ago #9407464        
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While I'm not fan of whale hunting you need to look at the countries in question. If you notice who don't hunt whales, it's the three countries with plenty of arable land (room for agriculture). The 5 "hunters" live on rocks, in extremely mountainous countries or countries too cold for farming.

It's easy for us to criticize the Faroe Islands or whatever for their whaling, but they live on a what's essentially a rock in the middle of the ocean. They can't just change to a farming culture like we have here in Denmark. It is (or has been for some areas) a big part of their food. They're not doing it for sport or as a luxury thing or whatever.

My logical side also has a bit of a problem seeing why it's worse than how we treat cows, pigs, chickens etc. in the rest of the world. As long as they're not hunting endangered species (Looking at Japan for a moment here..) why is worse than killing a cow? I bet the whales have a much better life than our livestock. They're not stuck in cages, in small pens etc.

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4 months ago #9490050        
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You know when Svalbard, Faore and Greenland team up, shit's gonna get nasty :D



Schweden

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4 months ago #9487545        
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when even Finland looks frightened, you know shit is scary



7 months ago #9463469        
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Even Finland looked like "what? Help!"



1 year ago #9390240        
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@billy: Therefore Inuit Tribes are Nordic now? Good to know <Sarcasm>...

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billy

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1 year ago #9378537        
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note that all the countries that hunt whales have been part of Norway or is norway



Xarsor

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2 years ago #9342979        
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@Mecharic' #9328297' Americans.



Hyddan92

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3 years ago #8930556        
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It would be funny if they would all be driven over by Japan in a massive whaling ship screaming "THE WHALE IS MIN!E"



Hauki

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3 years ago #8913085        
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@Herpeslurpy We don't hunt whales and we do not support whalehunting in Finland. But we do like animals and he is just reacting to the act of killing a real life Moby Dick ^^



2 months ago #9509830        
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We're ready to defend ourselves! We've got our knives out and everything.



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