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Humpback whale appears in waters near Zamami Island

Humpback whale appears in waters near Zamami Island

December 24, 2014 Hirokazu Otsubo correspondent of Ryukyu Shimpo

On December 23, a humpback whale was sighted swimming in waters about 6 km northwest of Zamami Island. While the whale swam slowly, it occasionally slammed the surface of the water with its tail fin and splashed the water.

At 1:20 p.m. on December 23, a staff member of the Zamami Village Whale Watching Association spotted a whale from an observatory post on the island. The staff member, riding a boat, pursued the whale....

 

Nuchi-du-Takara-no-Ie celebrates 30th anniversary

Nuchi-du-Takara-no-Ie celebrates 30th anniversary

December 17, 2014 Hiroe Nakagawa, Correspondent of Ryukyu Shimpo

On December 8, the Anti-War Peace Museum in Higashiemae, Ie Village “Nuchi-du-Takara-no-Ie,” celebrated the 30th anniversary of its opening. The museum marked the occasion by holding a screening of video records and...

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