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Cockroaches in New York are bigger, but we don’t harpoon them into extinction

“‘Japan does not have military powers, unlike the U.S. or Australia… In order to get appreciation of Japan’s position, of course, it is natural we must resort to those two major tools. I think there is nothing wrong,’ Komatsu said, adding that the minke whale, the species most commonly killed by Japanese whalers, was ‘a cockroach in the oceans. There are too many.”

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Grant Barrett