Taro and Jiro Monument

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In 1957, the first expedition team from Japan went to Antarctica, 20 Sakhalin husky dogs were sent along with the team for the purpose of transporting supplies. Sadly, due to severe weather in Antarctica, 15 dogs could not be evacuated the next year and were left in Antarctica. The following year when the expedition team went back to Antarctica, they found Taro and Jiro, two of the dogs. They had miraculously survived the storm and were alive and well !

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Comments (3)

Drosoula P on September 23, 2012

Very nice photo! I LIKE it!

Greetings from Greece!

© Bear on September 23, 2012

Nice monument! like

Oleksandr Mizyn on September 23, 2012

Интересная история про собак.Красивый монумент!

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Photo taken in 1 Minatomachi, Minato-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 455-0033, Japan

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  • Uploaded on September 16, 2012
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    by Bartolomeo Gorgoglio…
    • Taken on 2012/07/08 14:57:26
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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