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Hump back whale euthanized after beaching in E Cape

13 August 2019, 8:04 PM

An 11 metre hump back whale has been euthanized after it washed up on the Kabeljous Beach, near Jeffrey’s Bay, in the Eastern Cape. The reason for the stranding has not been established.

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Whaling ships set sail as Japan resumes commercial hunts

1 July 2019, 9:40 AM

Japan began its first commercial whale hunts in more than three decades on Monday, brushing aside outrage over its resumption of a practice that conservationists say is cruel and outdated.

Tour operator escapes death after nearly being swallowed by a whale

11 March 2019, 12:18 PM

A Port Elizabeth Tour operator who escaped death after nearly being swallowed by a whale has made international headlines.

Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in Brazil

10 September 2018, 9:32 AM

Nations on either side of the whale hunting debate are set for a standoff as the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meets Monday, with Japan hoping to overturn the 32-year-old ban on commercial whale hunting.

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Volunteers help tow whale carcass to shore

30 July 2018, 5:50 AM

Volunteer rescuers of the National Sea Rescue Institute of Hermanus have assisted the Overberg municipality to tow a whale carcass to shore.



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