Saturday, 14 December 2019

Workers carve into a Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. okyo dropped out of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on June 30 and resumed commercial whaling on July 1 this year. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Workers carve into a Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. The first minke whale taken in that hunt, off Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido, was killed by a ship based in Minamiboso. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A worker grinds his tool as he carves into a Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. Within 90 minutes, nothing was left of the whale but its bones as workers sorted meat into ice-filled bins and neighbourhood residents lined up picnic coolers in anticipation of sales later that afternoon. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Workers cut a meat of a Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A worker carves into a Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A worker carries meats of Baird's Beaked whale at Wada port in Minamiboso, southeast of Tokyo, Japan, July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon