(This article is courtesy of the Berlin Germany News Paper ‘The Local’)
A wels catfish. Photo: DPA
My daughter killed her first animal today.
I’m sort of a tiny bit disgusted, but mostly proud. Very proud, in fact. Normally I’m horrified when I see blog posts by frightening American women with lots of make-up and hair talking about how they’re proud that their 7-year-old daughter “harvested” their first deer. 1,984 more words
Here we have Jeremy Wade, biologist, angler, explorer and host of River Monsters, which has recently been doing the rounds on ITV. Having never gone fishing in my life, such a programme would not be considered standard fare for me at all – I can’t even remember how I discovered it, but it’s surely testament to Wade’s unbridled passion, and skill as presenter and teacher, that I’ve found myself returning many times. 347 more words
River Monsters, the number one show on Animal Planet, is back for its eighth season on Thursday, April 7 at 9 PM (ET/PT). This season, host Jeremy Wade leaves behind the rivers and heads out into the oceans, where he will track down and explore the mysteries of such monsters as the sea serpent, striped marlin and other legendary monsters. 121 more words