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The biggest catfish

Want to know where was the biggest catfish caught? Then read on this fascinating material, which we have prepared especially for you.

Everyone knows that the largest creatures on our earth are marine inhabitants. But this does not mean that fresh water can not boast of their giant representatives. River giants have long been commonplace for the modern man. Catch one of the river dwellers will be able to provide a delicious meal the whole family for a few days. It is first and foremost about soms. This wonderful fish has become a familiar inhabitant of reservoirs of Russia and CIS countries. But the major representatives soms were seen and other countries.

The biggest catfish man-eating

Few people know that catfish possess limitless power. There were cases, when starved fish could flip the fishing boats and attack fishermen. Sometimes it happens that soma attacked the washing of water bodies of women, literally snatching them from the hands of underwear. Such aggressive behavior of the catfish, in fact, it is not surprising, because it is the only large predators that live in rivers. Continue reading

Mythology: catfish man-eating

Every decent town should have its own mythology, its own legends. omens and mystical places. Zaporozhye is not an exception. Let us, for example, remember one of the most popular myths Zaporozhye – som-eaters prowl the waters of the Dnieper in the vicinity of our city. Only on “Retro Zaporozhye” – the whole truth about the Dnieper fish-killers!

The beginning of 1991. Zaporozhye. Real excitement in the city the Republican newspaper “Komsomolskaya banner” (aka “Goat”). One of her rooms just a bestseller at the local level – re-read it and even retell each other. Still – here goes the article titled “Dnieper killer”. And a sidebar to the article could not be evident to the Cossacks: “we First noticed a military ship, standing near the Dnieper. It turned out that afternoon, this former hunter submarines serves as a base for young sailors. At night he goes out on business, and… start the explosions”.

According to the authors, the ship comes out to hunt… som-eating, which was got near the island Khortytsia. Large fish not only eat everything and everyone indiscriminately, but even attack ships. “Last year zafiksirovano a dozen attacks on motor and sailing boats,” writes “the Goat”. To Board one of these tugs that sank as a result of this RAM, and stuck the hero – com big: five meters long and half a ton in weight. And the worst thing – in the stomach of catfish, according to some Whips and King, were found the remains of three people. Continue reading

How many teeth does a white shark?

On the question about the number of teeth of a white shark cannot be answered unequivocally because they are located in several rows. Their number is variable, and depends on the size of the animal, its age. Some time back the tooth is in the gum, taking a vertical position only when the free space because, unlike the teeth of mammals, they do not have long roots and they are able to move about freely in the gums. Upper teeth, by the way, arranged in one row and larger than the lower. But the lower teeth are more acute.

The modern great white shark teeth have a triangular shape and as sharp as blades. Such teeth easily cut through large pieces of meat with large fish or mammals, or to bite prey in half. The porbeagle teeth tone, acute and recurved for grasping and retaining a nimble and slippery prey. In benthic species, feeding on molluscs and crabs, the teeth are thick and blunt – these tools comfortable to chew solid calcareous shell and the shell. The teeth are in the mouth and in the throat of many series – one thousand and even more. Working teeth are in the front row. They easily fall off, and his successor shall be nominated from the depths of the jaws of the all-new series is a real “factory tooth”. Continue reading

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