Showing posts with label salmon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label salmon. Show all posts

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Dog catches salmon as fish swim across flooded road near Seattle (video)


Every year -- or so it seems – the Skokomish River overflows its banks and sends a river of water across the streets near Union, Wash., about 40 miles southwest of Seattle. And every time, salmon are caught up in the floods and are seen crossing the roads, prompting the annual “Why did the salmon cross the road” jokes.

This year’s flooding comes with a twist. A man went fishing for salmon using his dog. The Associated Press posted the raw footage, and please notice the man’s “stringer” of salmon: 





So, any guesses as to why the salmon crossed the road?

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Monday, August 1, 2011

Salmon grow in the trees of Tongass Rainforest in Alaska

Yes, that's right. Salmon -- the fish enjoyed by bears, bald eagles and humans -- grow in the trees of the Tongass Rainforest in Alaska.

How is it possible? This 3-minute video will provide the surprising answer, with the beauty of Alaska a bonus thrown in for good measure:




Salmon in the trees. Who knew?

Thanks Moldy Chum!

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