From this story in the Calgary Herald:
A Japanese “ghost ship” found adrift off British Columbia’s West Coast is tangible proof that tsunami debris will reach B.C. far earlier than expected, Tofino’s mayor said Sunday. Perry Schmunk told The Province the discovery of the unmanned 150-foot fishing vessel confirms his suspicion that debris already hitting Vancouver Island shores is a result of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan just 12 months ago. [ Read Full Post ]
The image alone suggests that the young orca was killed in a terrible manner -- but could it have been "blown up" during naval training exercises?
The 3-year-old female orca, which belonged to the endangered Southern Resident orcas of the Pacific Northwest, washed ashore on a beach in Washington state on Feb 11. read more
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The World Record Smallmouth Bass in Laurel River Lake Kentucky
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife services has been kind enough to show us a photo of a world record smallmouth bass. This fish weighed over 12 pounds on a hand scale and was shocked up by fish and wildlife officers who were conducting a research study, according to the Tennessee Outdoorsman. The standing world record smallie was caught by David Hayes in 1955 on Dale Hollow Lake. It weighed 11 pounds 15 ounces. But targeting this monster is no easy task. Laurel River Lake in southern Kentucky spans 6,000 acres.