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'Whale Wars' vessel collides with Japanese whaling ship near Antarctica

January 6, 2010 | 11:45 am

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The Andy Gil, a trimaran owned by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, had its bow cut off by a Japanese whaling vessel off the shores of Antarctica. Details of the incident are in our Outposts blog. A crew from Animal Planet, which was filming for its "Whale Wars" series, caught the incident on film.

-- Geoff Mohan

Photo: Sea Shepherd's trimaran Ady Gil after it was rammed by the Japanese whaling vessel Shonan Maru 2, in the background, in Antarctic waters. Credit: JoAnn McArthur / Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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