This Japanese Village Has Been Slaughtering Dolphins Annually Since The 17th Century. SHOCKING PICS!2.4k views
Since the 1600s. Taiji; a tiny fishing village in Japan, has been brutally slaughtering dolphins during an annual hunting festival that runs from September to March. Despite heated debate and international attention, the dolphin hunting tradition shows no signs of slowing down.
The small fishing village of Taiji is known for its whale and dolphin hunting techniques, which villagers has been refining since the 17th century. But the brutal practice that put this small town on the map in 1675 still goes on today. Hundreds of dolphins are caught every year during their hunting season, which goes from September to March.