Japan fleet kills 333 whales in Antarctic hunt

Workers disembark from a whaling ship at the port of Shimonoseki in western Japan on March 24, 2016The fleet had set sail for the Southern Ocean in December, with plans to slaughter 333 minke whales, despite a worldwide moratorium and opposition led by Australia and New Zealand. Japan's Fisheries Agency said in a press release that the target number of "scientific research" kills was achieved. The fleet arrived early Thursday at Shimonoseki port in western Japan, the agency said.

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March 24, 2016 9:15 am

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