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This story was just a bit of fun for April Fool’s Day. To prevent it from inadvertently being taken seriously we have removed the text. Here are some real stories about whaling that you might like, though:
The Collateral Damage of Yankee Whaling
New research shows that 100,000 dead whales were just the tip of the iceberg.
Photo Diary of a Whale Hunt
In Indonesia, the villagers of Lamalera carry on a centuries-old tradition of hunting whales.
Industrial Whaling of the 20th Century Was Worse Than We Thought
Soviet whaling fleets secretly killed thousands and thousands of whales, leaving a lasting and sad legacy for some populations.