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Horrifying dolphin hunt sees thousands killed with 'spines snapped' in sick photos

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Daily Star's biggest headlines straight to your inbox!More than 1,400 dolphins were slaughtered in the biggest animal massacre of recent years.The twisted annual hunt known as Grindadráp in the Denmark-owned Faroe Islands 200 miles of Scotland sees the beloved sea creatures' spinal cords severed.Before that, they're herded into bay by local boats to be killed.This year's hunt took place on September 12, with 1,428 dolphins killed in the bay of the Skálafjörður in the centre of the island group.Countless bloodied dolphin bodies were then piled up to be sent around the area - with horror images showing only a fraction of those slaughtered.Pods of dolphins and whales are forced onto a beach before having their backs slashed.

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