WARNING - EXTREMELY GRAPHIC CONTENT: Horrifying footage shows villagers slaughtering dolphins in an annual tradition
Horrifying footage shows water turned red as dolphins are slaughtered in a frenzied bloodbath in the Faroe Islands.
A clip taken by activist group Sea Shepherd shows the animals being killed in an centuries-old tradition known as grindadráp.
Laughing fishermen are seen wading in the water as the bodies of dead dolphins are pulled ashore.
The animals are killed after being driven into shallow waters.
And heartbreaking pictures taken in the village of Hvalvik show the animals with large gaping wounds caused by villagers' weapons.