The dead rotting whales who toured Europe, 1950-1970

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Throughout the 1950s, dead rotting whales toured around Europe to promote the declining whaling industry after World War 2. The story began in Trondheim, Norway, in 1952. A mysterious and as yet unidentified organisation harpooned three fin whales off the Trøndelag coast. After hauling the hunted whales back to shore, a team of scientists quickly […]

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