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Adventurer Returns After A Whale Of A Time

 

Transylvania County resident David Jennings was a crew member on a ship in the Antarctic that attempted to stop Japanese fishermen from hunting whales. (Courtesy photos)

When David Jennings climbed aboard the Sea Shepherd's ship, he was ready for an adventure but didn't know he would return with a whale of a tale.

Three weeks ago this past Friday, the 36-year-old Transylvania County resident made his television debut on Animal Planet's new show Whale Wars.

Whale Wars documents the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society efforts to stop Japanese fisherman from whaling in the Antarctic.

"A few years ago I saw a big article about them in Outdoors magazine," said Jennings.

Jennings said that Antarctic Japanese whalers capture around 1,000 whales a year claiming they...



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