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Kindu and Katopa, 2011-2015: Three and-a-half years distinct

In the region of the Congo where the Harts have established a provincial park, soon to be upgraded to an official National park, the makeup of the landscape is intimately connected to three rivers: the Tshuapa, Lomami, and Lualaba (another name for the Congo River south of Kisangani). 1,919 more words

Daily Random!

I’m glad I didn’t see this photo before going travelling around East Africa…Because I went swimming in Lake Tanganyika where these things (also known as Hydrocynus goliath, or the goliath tigerfish)¬†apparently live. 19 more words


The Fish That Eats Crocodiles!

Jeremy Wade, a British fisherman and a host of National Geographic Channel’s River Monsters Show, was on a fishing expedition up the Congo River in Africa when he managed to catch a Goliath Tigerfish. 78 more words

Marine Life

Goliath Tigerfish

Grows like goliath, hunts like a tiger and swims like a fish. The Goliath Tigerfish lurks the waters of the Congo River system and several other lakes in southern Africa. 41 more words

Interesting Things

Reasons to avoid swimming....

Summer time is here and people keep talking about going to the beach, and sure I can go to the beach, but I do not go in the water unless there is too hot to be on land! 264 more words


Random Ramblings: Scary-Ass Fish, and Stuff

Scary-Ass Fish

The other day, I read about a fish that attacks crocodiles. Think about that for a moment. Now, crocodiles have a reputation as being mean bastards that want to eat you and stuff like that. 387 more words

Manchester United

My, what big teeth you have!

Paddling in the Congo River System is not for the fainthearted.  This is the Goliath Tigerfish (Hydrocynus goliath).

Living in freshwater rivers and lakes it is an aggressive predator. 171 more words