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River monsters : true stories of the ones that didn't get away

Author: Jeremy Wade
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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A companion to the Animal Planet series "River Monsters" highlights the most shocking creatures the author has come across in his travels as an extreme fisherman.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Wade
ISBN: 9780306819544 0306819546 0306820811 9780306820816
OCLC Number: 657595632
Description: x, 273 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why some fishermen's tales are true --
Goonch --
Wels --
Goliath tigerfish --
Piranha --
Arapaima --
Piraiba --
Candiru --
Nile perch --
Alligator gar --
Freshwater shark --
River stingray --
The Lake Iliamna monster --
Snakehead --
River shark revisited --
Bol kata --
Electric eel --
Sawfish --
Captain Cook's man-eater --
Epilogue: What else is down there?
Other Titles: River monsters (Television program)
Responsibility: Jeremy Wade.
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This gripping adventure book, a companion to the Animal Planet TV series, explores the world s most intriguing freshwater fish and host Jeremy Wade s obsession with finding them"  Read more...

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Outside "Fishing may be a hobby to you, but for Jeremy Wade, host of Animal Planet's RiverMonsters, it's a way of life. Wade scours the rivers of the world for the stuff of legend, and we're lucky Read more...

 
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