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Sea Creature Rarely Seen Oarfish 18 ft Monster Deep Sea Weller Found in Catalina Island California. A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: a silvery, 18-foot-long, serpent-like sea creature. Jasmine Santana of the Catalina Island Marine Institute needed more than 15 helpers to drag the giant animal with eyes the size of half dollars to shore on Sunday. The creature, identified as an oarfish, was already dead when Santana found it, but staffers at the institute are calling it the discovery of a lifetime. Oarfish are rarely seen, dead or alive. They are the longest bony fish species, topping at around 56 feet. It is believed that oarfish dive over 3000 feet deep, which leaves them largely unstudied.
Views: 871 | | Date: 2013-12-09 | Comments (0)
President Gloria Arroyo officially signed REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9850 "An Act declaring Arnis as the National Martial Art and Sport of the Philippines" on December 11, 2009. According to Mr.Raymond Velayo, ARNIS PHILIPPINES President, the law will preserve part of our heritage and will instill in the minds of our people the sense of nationalism, patriotism, national unity and identity.
It was Arnis Philippines headed by President Velayo who painstakingly lobbied for the approval of the Bill in both houses of Congress since the time of former Senator Orly Mercado in 1995, the late Senator Robert Barbers and Cong. Miguel Zubiri in 2001 until its passage into law by action star turned Senator Lito Lapid, Senators Miguel Zubiri, Mar Roxas, Richard Gordon, Ramon Revi ... Read more »
Views: 934 | | Date: 2013-12-08 | Comments (0)