21 pilot whales were killed this afternoon in a “Grindadráp” in the village of Fuglafjørður, Portal.fo reports.
The slaughter lasted 4 minutes.
Portal.fo writes that the whale meat will be shared among those who participated in the hunt.
21 whales is a considered a very small grind.
VP.fo writes that the locals found two pods of whales; however, they managed only to drive one of them onto land.
There have been a couple of hunts lately. Last week, in the evening of May the 26th, around 30-40 whales were killed in a “grindadráp” in the village of Hvalba. This was the second time this year that a “grindadráp” took place in Hvalba. The first one took place on May 9, when another 30-40 pilot whales were slaughtered.
On May 29, a grindadráp took place in Tórshavn, the capital city of the Faroe Islands. Approximately 150-200 whales were killed in last week‘s grindadráp in Tórshavn.