Monday, April 10, 2006

Japan Hunts Whales And One Whale Hunts Japanese

This is pure irony. Unfortunate, of course, but still. Ok, they can't rule out it might have been some other large marine animal, but they think it was a whale.
Japan's coast guard searched for a giant whale on Monday that they suspect collided with a passenger ferry -- injuring 97 people -- or any other clues about the cause of the accident.

Three patrol vessels and a helicopter were deployed to investigate Sunday's accident, in which the high-speed ferry is believed to have hit a whale or another large sea animal near Kagoshima Bay, according to Coast Guard official Hidehiro Yamada.

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