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The Yushin Maru catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet injures a whale with its first harpoon attempt, and takes a further three harpoon shots before finally killing the badly injured fleeing whale.
Finally they drowned the mammal beneath the harpooon deck of the ship to kill it.
7th January 2006
Photo : ©Greenpeace/Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert2006
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