The conservation organisation Sea Shepherd provided this photo which it says is a blue whale awaiting slaughter in Hvalfjordur, Iceland. The organisation said that a blue whale had not been harpooned in at least 50 years. Photo: AFP/Sea Shepherd/Robert Read

Outrage erupts after Icelandic fishermen are accused of harpooning a blue whale

A conservation group says it is a blue whale, but its true identity remains in dispute

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The conservation organisation Sea Shepherd provided this photo which it says is a blue whale awaiting slaughter in Hvalfjordur, Iceland. The organisation said that a blue whale had not been harpooned in at least 50 years. Photo: AFP/Sea Shepherd/Robert Read
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