Giant 25cm-long ‘miracle goldfish’ found after hiding in Japanese aquarium for seven years

24 Jun

I saw this story on the TV news just yesterday evening.

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Of all the underwater creatures you can find in aquariums, a goldfish might not seem too special. But there’s one goldfish in Shima Marineland in Japan’s Mie Prefecture with a life-story more exciting than most.

Thrown into a tank as food for a larger species, this plucky fish not only escaped predators, but managed to slip into a water filtration tank where it survived undetected for seven years – growing to a length of 25cm (10 inches) – before being discovered by aquarium staff.

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2 Responses to “Giant 25cm-long ‘miracle goldfish’ found after hiding in Japanese aquarium for seven years”

  1. Lorna June 25, 2015 at 3:10 am #

    Yay for the goldfish! I love stories with happy endings for animals!

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    • tokyo5 June 25, 2015 at 7:20 am #

      Yeah, me too! This fish is like “Finding Nemo”!

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