Monday, August 18, 2008

Animal of the Day: Oncorhynchus rastrosus

Posted By on Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 10:00 AM

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Or, the Sabertooth Salmon.

Vital Statistics:

Lived: Late Miocene to Pleistocene.

Habitat: Off of what is now California.

Size: 9 feet in length.

Fangs: Yes.

Eats: Whatever It Wants, It's a 9-foot Fish with Fangs.

Scary: Yes.

No I Mean Like Scary Scary: I Said Yes Didn't I?

Extinct: Yes.

Really: Yes.

But There Are Salmon Now: Yes.

Fangs: No.

But If They Grew Fangs Through Like Some Mutation From Genetically Engineered Feed: I See Where You're Going With This.

And Maybe One Grew To An Unnatural Size: Yes.

And Then Another One Did and Those Two Spawned: Yes.

And Then a Mutant Master Race of Sabertooth Salmon: Yes.

Likely: No Not Really.

Possible: I Guess.

Possible: No... no.

Possible: I Guess.

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