Why did the catfish cross the road?

The Bushcamp Company - Zambia / Published May 02, 2017 07:36 AM
In South Luangwa National Park, as flooded areas dry up with the end of the annual rains, juveniles and adult catfish can sometimes be seen making their way back to deeper water.

When out of water some species of catfish survive on oxygen stored in an air chamber in the gill arch, and are able to slither "walk" from one shallow pond to a deeper pond, using their pectoral fins to aid movement.

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Bhavesh Chhatbar

Commented May 04, 2017 08:44 AM
Perhaps the road is blocking their natural path :(

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