This photo has circulated in media reports about whaling in the Faroe Islands since 2018

Updated on 06/08/2020 at 11:22

A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows whales killed in July 2020 in the Faroe Islands, the self-governing archipelago within the Kingdom of Denmark. The claim is misleading; the image has circulated in media reports about whaling in the Faroe Islands since 2018.