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southern right whales - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

Daily Trip 18 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 19, 2017

4 trips, all with gorgeous whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 18 October 2017

Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 17, 2017

Rain; that lovely, liquid-y thing that forces us to put our cameras away and actually -fully- indulge in the magnificent experience that is watching 60 ton giants…

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Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 14, 2017

We had a swell day out and about in the bay today…

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Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Daily Trip 13 October 2017

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Sun, sea spray, waves and whales....

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Daily Trip 13 October 2017

Daily Trip 12 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 12, 2017

It was a mother and calf kind of day, which ended in a very generous surprise by some of our amazing clients...

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Daily Trip 12 October 2017

Daily Trip 11 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 11, 2017

A day filled with absolutely wow sightings!!

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Daily Trip 11 October 2017

Daily Trip 08 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 9, 2017

We got to see some gorgeous sights out on the water today, which made braving the chilly weather worth it! All 3 trips were able to have fantastic encounters with the whales today, with each being completely unique...

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Daily Trip 08 October 2017

Daily Trip 07 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 8, 2017

Mothers and calves are taking over from the mating groups and we're loving it....

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Daily Trip 07 October 2017

Daily Trip 06 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 6, 2017

An epic day out on the water with the right whales to watch…

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Daily Trip 06 October 2017

Daily Trip 05 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 5, 2017

Many large whales in our small “little” bay…

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Daily Trip 05 October 2017

Daily Trip 02 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 3, 2017

Perfect weather with perfect sightings...

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Daily Trip 02 October 2017

Daily Trip 01 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 1, 2017

The comeback of the Humpback Dolphin…

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Daily Trip 01 October 2017

Daily Trip 30 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 30, 2017

We had 3 trips out on the water today, with our marine mammals outshining their fishy and feathered friends....

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Daily Trip 30 September 2017

Daily Trip 29 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 29, 2017

Whale season is definitely at it’s peak with tons (excuse the pun) of Southern Right Whales gracing our shores at the moment....

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Daily Trip 29 September 2017

Daily Trip 28 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 28, 2017

3 days after our last sea day, we head out with no idea what to expect...

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Daily Trip 28 September 2017

Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 25, 2017

Today, we celebrated our amazing natural heritage with some exciting Southern Right Whale encounters...

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Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 21, 2017

We would have charged our clients extra for the breaching action we experienced on Trip 2 but that would be a - breach - of contract...

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Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

Today’s trip was one filled with some salty sea spray and a few cool species...

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Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Daily Trip 19 September 2017

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Some more gorgeous Southern Right Whale action and not 1 but 3 Mola Mola’s…

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Daily Trip 19 September 2017

Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 18, 2017

A mind blowing day out on a perfect ocean with the Marine Big 5 on both trips!!

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Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 17, 2017

Both trips got lucky today, spotting 2 different species of whale and a few other members of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 16, 2017

Kleinbaai appears to be the bay to be in at the moment…

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Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

After only 5 minutes at sea we stumbled across a couple of….

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Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Daily Trip 14 September 2017

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It was a 4 trip kind of day today with moody skies clearing to a patchy blue sky over a picture perfect ocean...

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Daily Trip 14 September 2017

Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 10, 2017

Another gorgeous day in the bay with the Right whales to watch and some other cool characters....

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Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 9, 2017

After having been land bound for 2 days, it was great to get back out there today with two trips, both of which had some gorgeous whales!

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Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 6, 2017

As per one of our awesome clients “Tons and Tons of whales”….

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Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Daily Trip 05 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 5, 2017

With some wind in the bay, the animals were definitely out to play as we had 2 members of the Marine Big 5 partaking in a little breaching action…

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Daily Trip 05 September 2017

Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 4, 2017

It was really warm and sunny out today and if it had not been for the wind that picked up in the afternoon, you’d think we’d gone straight into midsummer...

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Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 3, 2017

Sunday, Fun day with some beautiful Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Daily Trip 02 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 2, 2017

We had a weird and wonderful day at sea with a couple of really unusual happenings...

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Daily Trip 02 September 2017

Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 1, 2017

Spring has sprung with a touch of Summer...the Humpback Dolphin!

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Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Daily Trip 31 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 31, 2017

We may not enjoy a little bit of wind, but our birds and our whales seem to…

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Daily Trip 31 August 2017

Daily Trip 30 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 30, 2017

Although the weather was a little moody today, we managed to have 2 superb trips with the first trip being lucky enough to see the entire Marine Big 5!

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Daily Trip 30 August 2017

Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 29, 2017

This morning, our whale sightings were absolutely outstanding with the Southern Rights pulling out all of the stops to ensure memories that will last a lifetime...

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Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Daily Trip 28 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 28, 2017

We had a spectacular time out on the ocean with a breaching brindle Southern Right Whale…

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Daily Trip 28 August 2017

Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 21, 2017

4 of the Marine Big 5 for all of our trips!

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Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 19, 2017

It was a gorgeous day to be out on the Atlantic...

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Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Daily Trip 18 August 2017

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For the first time in over a month, we were able to spot the Marine Big 5 our waters, which was a really welcome surprise...

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Daily Trip 18 August 2017

Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 18, 2017

When you've seen 2 species of whale, a Great White Shark and some African Penguins, it's definitely been a great day on the water...

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Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Daily trip 14 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 14, 2017

A not so blue Monday on a crystal clear ocean...

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Daily trip 14 August 2017

Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 13, 2017

It was a busy Sunday out on the deep blue with 4 trips and some great Southern Right Whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 9, 2017

What an incredible day out at sea….

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Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Daily Trip 08 August 2017

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We had quite a few interesting and unusual sights on our trips today....

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Daily Trip 08 August 2017

Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 8, 2017

With 3 completely different trips today, it is always amazing to see just how drastically our oceans can change in only a couple of hours....

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Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 6, 2017

We saw Great White Sharks on our Whale Watching tours today...

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Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 5, 2017

Today, we had an unexpected surprise when....

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Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 4, 2017

We had quite a few Southern Rights out and about today, and they were definitely in the mood to play....

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Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 3, 2017

After 2 no sea days, we got straight back into it with 3 wonderful trips

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Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 28, 2017

It’s really starting to feel like Whale Season here with our sightings picking up wonderfully...

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Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Daily Trip 25 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 25, 2017

It has been another perfect day at sea...

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Daily Trip 25 June 2017

29 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 29, 2017

The right whale to watch at the wrong time of year...

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29 April 2017

17 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 17, 2016

We went out on two whale watches today and what an unbelievable day it was...

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17 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2016

Today we have been heading towards Pearly Beach straight away to find some Southern Right whales...

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08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 27, 2016

Today we've been once lucky again and spotted some Southern Right whales...

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26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2016

The day started off with some Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach...

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6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

4 November 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 4, 2015

Today the sun was shining again for us and the whales obviously liked it as well...

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4 November 2015

28 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 28, 2015

The morning started a bit misty but during the day the weather cleared up...

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28 October 2015

29 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 29, 2014

Another day with the beautiful Southern Right whales...

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29 November 2014

24 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 25, 2014

All marine Big5, what a great day...

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24 November 2014

21 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 21, 2014

What an exciting day, we had three different types of Baleen Whales...

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21 November 2014

4 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 4, 2014

The sea was quite rough today, but we still managed to see some whales and all the marine life in our area...

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4 November 2014

2 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 3, 2014

After two days staying at home it was great to be out at sea again.

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2 November 2014

30 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 31, 2014

Today we had a playful calf and some friendly mothers in our bay...

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30 October 2014

22 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 22, 2014

Today was another perfect day for us to go whale watching...

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22 October 2014

16 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 16, 2014

The conditions on sea were quite rough today but we managed to see some beautiful whales and some Cape Fur seals...

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16 October 2014

23 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 23, 2014

The day did start with clouds covering the blue sky and a calm sea...

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23 September 2014

21 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 21, 2014

Today we had only one trip, but it was a really nice one...

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21 September 2014

14 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 14, 2014

The day did start with sunshine all over the area...

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14 September 2014

1 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 1, 2014

We had all big five again today...

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1 September 2014

31 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 31, 2014

Today we had a lot of sunshine again...

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31 August 2014

16 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 16, 2014

What a perfect day again...

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16 August 2014

12 December 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on December 14, 2013

It was a beautiful trip on Whale Whisperer today, the sun was shining, and the water was calm and clear, perfect for spotting those Southern Right whales...

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12 December 2013

29 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 29, 2013

Today’s trip was beyond everyone’s expectations...

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29 November 2013

12 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 14, 2013

We were enjoying the waves close to shore at the Pearly Beach area today as they gave us a fantastic view of the mother-calf Southern Right whales playing in the swells...

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12 November 2013

31 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 31, 2013

The wind was definitely pumping today...

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31 October 2013

17 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 17, 2013

Somebody must have had a good luck charm with them today, because the wild life was outstanding...

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17 October 2013

16 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 16, 2013

There were lots of mother-calf pairs around today, although the young ones are getting so big it doesn't seem right to refer to them as calves...

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16 October 2013

14 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 14, 2013

We've been seeing more and more mother-calf pairs in the bay recently, and it's easy to tell they are getting older as their curiosity grows...

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14 October 2013

08 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 8, 2013

The day started with a breach and finished with a double breach, having a few seals and penguins in between...

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08 October 2013

03 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 3, 2013

We found a small mating group just behind Geyser Rock who were being very "active" all day long, guess we should have marked our trips as rated "R" today...

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03 October 2013

01 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 1, 2013

It was a beautiful day to be on the water, the sea was calm, the sun was shining, the clouds were scarce and the whales were chilling...

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01 October 2013

30 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 30, 2013

We had fantastic sightings all around today...

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30 September 2013

12 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 12, 2013

There were as many as 10 Southern Right whales that could be seen at the same time in the bay area today, and if that wasn't impressive enough the breaching show they put on for us definitely was...

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12 September 2013

11 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 11, 2013

The wildlife was working well with us today, from the Southern Right whales to the Great White sharks, Cape Fur seals and African penguins we had fantastic sightings...

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11 September 2013

10 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 10, 2013

It was flukes galore today...

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10 September 2013

03 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 3, 2013

The large swells may not have been favourable for us, but the Southern Right whales were loving them, breaching out the water continuously left, right and centre...

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03 September 2013

23 August 2013

Posted by Helen on August 23, 2013

There was love in the air this morning as we stumbled upon a mating group right as we reached Pearly beach on our first trip...

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23 August 2013

30 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 30, 2013

We got a fantastic welcome back from the whales today after a week of no sea days due to bad weather...

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30 July 2013

22 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 23, 2013

The wild life activity was amazing today...

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22 July 2013

17 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 17, 2013

We didn’t have to go far for the whales today, as we found an adult Southern Right whale just off of Dyer Island...

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17 July 2013

15 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 15, 2013

We had a complete Marine Safari experience today...

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15 July 2013

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