Shark found in desert
Posted: 30 June 2006 07:54 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Neighbors Richard Doornbos and Al Embry have stumbled upon numerous mysteries of the Mojave Desert, but never anything like this.

http://www.hesperiastar.com/story.php?id=1594_0_1_0_M

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Posted: 30 June 2006 08:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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But the size of this specimen suggests it would be much too large for just any living room fish bowl.

No shit.

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Posted: 30 June 2006 11:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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After the Beluga in Alaska, now this. If any more fishy stories of fish in outlandish places pop up, I am beginning to suspect a viral campaign of some sorts…

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Posted: 30 June 2006 11:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I hear they found a giant in Iran. wink

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Posted: 30 June 2006 02:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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There was an article in this morning’s local paper (for York, PA, USA) where a kid and his grandfather caught a catfish at a baseball diamond. Of course, we’ve had a lot of flooding up here so the baseball field was underwater.

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Posted: 30 June 2006 06:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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A cursory Internet search suggests the shark is a Leopard Shark, a member of the triakidae family of houndsharks that might be displayed in an aquarium.

No. It’s obviously a land-dwelling Upland Shark. (Will people never learn?) Since there aren’t many trees in the desert, it probably leaps from cactus to cactus.

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Posted: 02 July 2006 09:28 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Alex - 30 June 2006 10:38 PM

A cursory Internet search suggests the shark is a Leopard Shark, a member of the triakidae family of houndsharks that might be displayed in an aquarium.

No. It’s obviously a land-dwelling Upland Shark. (Will people never learn?) Since there aren’t many trees in the desert, it probably leaps from cactus to cactus.

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