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Mississippi gator hunter catches nearly 700lbs record-breaking reptile

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The week in pictures: 20 April 2012

The National Fisheries Development Board building in Hyderabad, India. I think this is completely insane but brilliant. Picture: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

from The Telegraph


This rare 9.4 inch-long, two-headed Terrapin, an amphibious reptile with a semi-hard shell, was displayed at Thailand's government Fisheries Department in 2000 to educate people on the varieties and importance of marine life in Thailand. Terrapins, peculiar to Asia, are farmed in Thailand and then exported to Taiwan and China for human consumption in a soup which is claimed to keep the consumer warm.

An caged fish project in Kerala, India has been deemed a success after up to 80 kg of carp was caught in the first harvest. The inland water project, the first in the state in the Pookode Lake in Wayanad district, was launched by the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Bangalore, in association with the State Fisheries Department and aimed to draw attention to the potential of cage culture.


OK Deer Hunting Schedule: "To every [thing there is] a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven." ~ Eccl 3:1 :o) The archery deer season runs from Oct 1 through Jan 15. The deer gun season opens the Saturday before Thanksgiving and runs for 16 days. Saw a buck & 3 does in the backyard this morning.


A SMALL TOWN IN MAINE SAYS "NO" TO NESTLE. SO WHAT DOES OUR "GOOD NEIGHBOR" DO? THEY SUE: The residents of Fryeburg said “no” to Nestle’s trucks - loud and clear - and Nestle doesn’t care. Nestle even argued before the Maine Supreme Court that their right to grow their market share superceded the town’s right of self-determination. When “good corporate citizenship” clashes with their bottom line, Nestle’s real character is revealed — and not even their PR department can hide it.

from Atlas Obscura

25 Animal-Shaped Buildings from Around the World


Ganesh devotees will have to take each step with utmost care on the beaches on the visarjan day. With the threat of stingray and jelly fish, the fisheries department has issued an advisory to the civic body. Although the BMC has set up medical camps on every beach and also stocked necessary first-aid medicines, there's little it can do to avoid attack by these aquatic animals. Subscribe to Tv9 Gujarati

You can camp anywhere on State Forest Property as long as: the property is not posted "No Camping" you are more than one mile from a designated State Forest Campground you follow all State Land Rules You must also post a Camp Registration Card (PR 4134) at your campsite. To obtain a Camp Registration Card, contact your local DNR Office