Friday, December 21, 2007

Humpback Kill Suspended - For Now

(Artist Credit: Jeff Wilkie)

Well, it appears to be official now. Japan has agreed to suspend it's humpback whale hunt while discussions are under way to reform the International Whaling Commission. They still are still on track to pursue over 900 Minke whales and over 50 Fin whales.


Japan Calls Off Whale Cull

Under Pressure, Japan Suspends Humpback Hunt

I was going to write something snarky about the Beluga Whales being forced to entertain the ignorant Japanese audience members, but this writer did it for me. Leave the Animals Alone

Enough (for now) about all the killing, politics, and fighting, it's making me depressed.

Check out the following links. They are absolutely stunning.

Whale Footage

Wild Things Photography

Life Size Whale




  1. Yes it is!

    Thank you for always taking time to comment here HM ... it brings a smile to my face :-)

    Happy Holidays!