In most parts of the world it is illegal to hunt whales.
However, in the sea of Faroe Islands (north of Europe), once a year on November 22 they hold a giant whale hunt called "Grindadrap".
This "Grindadrap" is part of the islanders traditional culture, so it is overlooked by authorities.
The massive whale slaughter is non-commercial and the meat of the whales is not allowed to be sold.
The meat is divided equally between the members of the local community.
The hunters have a very specific way to hunt the pilot whales.
They herd the whales into the bay and then cut them on the spine.
The whales then bleed so much that the entire bay turns red.
Animal rights groups and the International Whaling Commission have been trying to stop this whale slaughter for many years.
However, because of the cultural importance of this event, the islanders are still permitted to hunt the whales.
Each year this community hunts about 950 Long-finned Pilot Whales.
The American Cetacean Society says that pilot whales are not considered to be endangered.
What do you think about this tradition?