Saved goldfish from drowning

“Not many people know that a fish can drown if it swallows too much water,” said Peter Hume, an inspector for the Royal Society.

Well, I certainly didn’t know that.

Waukesha Daily Freeman - Aug 13, 1968

     Posted By: Alex - Mon May 13, 2019
     Category: Fish | 1960s

One of the late night comedians made a joke about interrogating the Russian spy beluga whale that was found off Norway, saying that waterboarding wouldn't work. I guess he was wrong. If a fish can drown, all the more so a whale.
Posted by ges on 05/13/19 at 08:02 AM
Drowning or suffocating? The description of a pebble blocking the fish's mouth sounds more like the latter. Good for Mr. Humphrey that he took action to save his friend.
Posted by KDP on 05/13/19 at 10:52 AM
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