Indian Tourists Cautioned Over Killer Croc On The Prowl
Kendrapara, India - Aug 17, 2007 17:55 EST
Perturbed over reports of a giant 18-feet-long crocodile running amuck, the wildlife officialsl of Bhitarkanika National Park have cautioned the tourists and the locals settlers on possible attacks by the reptile.
Lately the reptile has ensconced along the Khola water...
Chinese Fishermen Snare Mammoth 30-foot, 5-ton 'Blue' Shark
Jiangsu Province, China - Jun 9, 2007 05:36 EST
A giant 'blue' [basking?] shark was captured by a fisher in east China's Jiangsu Province on the afternoon of May 23. The shark was 10 meters long and 1.5 meters wide with a total weight of five tons or so....
Rare Shark Ray Snagged by Bangladesh Fisherman
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Apr 11, 2007 17:18 EST
A rare species of fish, which looks like a shark, was caught from deep sea around 20-25 kilometers south of St. Martin's Island yesterday. It has been kept at the under-construction Panowa Bay Park museum of at Cox's Bazar.
Warning Graphic: Sick Crocodile Bites Arm Off Taiwan Zoo Vet
Taiwan - Apr 11, 2007 17:00 EST
Police in Taiwan were forced to shoot a crocodile after it bit off the arm of the zoo veterinarian treating it, an official said on Wednesday.
Dramatic television footage showed a police officer firing on the animal to wrest the severed...
Protected Marine Species Seized as Philippines' Police Raid Warehouse
Zamboanga, The Philippines - Apr 7, 2007 15:21 EST
Combined government operatives have seized large quantities of banned shell products and dried sea horse that could worth millions of pesos in a raid in this city.
The confiscation was made last Thursday at Lian Huat Trading Warehouse located in...
Chinese Fisherman Serve Up World's Largest Shark Steak
China - Mar 22, 2007 11:45 EST
It's no longer a secret how five loaves and two fish managed to feed the five thousand - especially if the sea-dwelling delicacies in question were as big as this mammoth fish.
More likely to eat than be eaten, this giant...
Freak! Malaysian Fisherman Reels in Shark with 'Webbed Feet'
Penang, Malaysia - Mar 14, 2007 14:28 EST
Has anyone ever seen a baby shark with webbed feet? A worker of the Malaysian Fisheries Development Board (LKIM) in Batu Maung, Penang, made this unusual find when she was given the 1.7kg fish by a fisherman at the jetty...