Imagine your surprise if you discovered our tax dollars were being spent on teaching sheep to fly. Don’t panic, it’s an absurd idea. Now you have an insight into how people in Japan feel when they hear they are subsiding the country’s whaling industry through their taxes.

Greenpeace went out into the streets of Tokyo last week and asked people what they thought about their hard earned money being spent on killing whales. Watch this clip to see their reactions. Some are unaware Japan even has a whaling industry let alone that they are helping to pay for it.

Find out what people think their money should be spent on rather than the unjustifiable exploitation of the planet’s whales...