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The gigantic pirarucu fish is making a comeback

Thanks to significant conservation efforts, this giant fish from the Amazon region has been saved from extinction.

05/18/2019 6:29 AM

80 comments

  • Wady M.
    08/20/2019 05:51

    this arapaima gigas rite?

  • 林保洛
    07/31/2019 02:40

    Arapaima gigas

  • William A.
    07/27/2019 02:17

    Here in the Philippines, we call them Arapaima.

  • Hai N.
    07/24/2019 17:31

    Lovely 😘 I've seen these beautiful fishes several times, absolutely stunning animals 😍

  • Ro G.
    07/22/2019 20:19

    Save fish to fishing them, Alright.

  • Nicholas J.
    07/22/2019 07:35

    With Jair Bolsonaro as President, all conservationists must take care & redouble their efforts to secure their achievements..

  • Dawn L.
    07/21/2019 16:42

    Thank you for saving it rather than killing it.

  • Jason L.
    07/16/2019 03:25

    Thank you

  • Russell H.
    07/09/2019 12:05

    this looks like the paiche fish in Peru

  • Naeem A.
    07/09/2019 05:44

    Macdonald has not seen it yet

  • John N.
    07/09/2019 01:55

    Now to save the rest of the Amazon

  • Rodrigo J.
    07/09/2019 01:08

    - veja se encaixa algo

  • Michael G.
    07/09/2019 00:46

    Is that an Arapaima? Kinda' looks like one... (Love Jeremy Wade's & Dark Waters.)

  • Matthew S.
    07/09/2019 00:16

    It was never close.

  • Kumeraguru M.
    07/09/2019 00:07

    Arapaima gigas

  • Gloria C.
    07/08/2019 22:02

    Good job

  • Catherine S.
    07/08/2019 19:49

    He is a really big guy!

  • Jocey H.
    07/08/2019 15:42

    Find a way to eat the fish that are taking over. Can them like mackerel.

  • Tünde A.
    07/08/2019 14:26

    , we were lucky to visit this beautiful place 3 years ago. Amazonian paradise, as we all imagine it. The river is full with giant pirarucus, unbelievable <3

  • Gwendoline F.
    07/08/2019 09:56

    ...you’ll be able to see them soon....

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