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Photo of the Day: Whalers and Protestors Clash off Antarctica

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:42am

Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru No. 3 and the anti-whaling protest boat the Bob Barker collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides blaming each other for the crash. No one was injured, though both ships received minor damage in the the collision.

(AP) — In this Feb. 2, 2014 photo released by Sea Shepherd, Japanese vessel Yushin Maru No. 2, center, sails alongside Sea Shepherds' The Bob Barker, left, in the Southern Ocean off Antarctica.

A Japanese whaling ship Yushin Maru No. 3, and the anti-whaling protest boat the Bob Barker collided Sunday, Feb. 2, in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides on Monday, Feb. 3, blaming each other for the crash. No one was injured, though both ships received minor damage in the the collision — the latest drama in an annual battle between the conservationists and the whalers. (AP Photo/Sea Shepherd Australia, Eliza Muirhead)

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