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Scientists risk lives tagging whales

Wednesday 27 August 2014 | Published in Environment

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Scientists risk lives tagging whales
Local whale researcher Nan Hauser has been joined in Rarotonga by (left to right) Brazilian sharp-shooter Federico Sucunza, the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration's Alex Zerbini and University of Canterbury lecturer Travis Horton. 14082606

Three scientists and an expert shooter are out on the water performing the highly dangerous task of tagging 10 humpback whales off Rarotonga this week.

Three scientists and an expert shooter are out on the water performing the highly dangerous task of tagging 10 humpback whales off Rarotonga this week.


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