Fishing For Arapaima, Brazil’s Living Fossil – Photos

Fishing for a living fossil?

Reuters reported that a type of fish named arapaima or pirarucu is considered by biologists to be a living fossil.

Arapaima is the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world,

Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat, is only allowed once a year by Brazil’s environmental protection agency.

The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters. 

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RapidKL Bus Crashed Into A Shoplot

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Wrecked: Passers-by looking at the damage to the shoplot after the accident in Jalan Pudu. (The Star)

Four people were injured when a RapidKL bus ran into a shoplot at Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur at about 7 p.m. yesterday.

NST reported that the bus driver known as Suprianto Sirat, suffered a leg injury and was sent to Kuala Lumpur Hospital while three passenger suffered light injuries in the crash. 

No one was killed in the accident.

Keadaan bas Rapid KL yang membawa 20 penumpang telah merempuh sebuah kedai menjual pam air dan peralatan jentera di Jalan Pudu menghala ke Jalan Cheras di Kuala Lumpur, semalam. (Utusan Melayu)
The Rapid KL bus with 20 passengers that crashed into a shop in  Jalan Pudu yesterday. (Utusan Melayu)