One that almost got away

One that almost got away

There are 6 comments on the Newsday story from Aug 2, 2008, titled One that almost got away. In it, Newsday reports that:

The big fish is coming back. On Saturday, 73 years to the day that a 32-foot whale shark was caught off Fire Island , a newly restored taxidermic specimen of it will be unveiled at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt ...

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StandardizedTest

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#1 Aug 2, 2008
Is that the actual body of a whale shark????

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#2 Aug 2, 2008
StandardizedTest wrote:
Is that the actual body of a whale shark????
NO, it's actually the body of a guppy.
Willie K

Long Beach, NY

#3 Aug 2, 2008
Yippee!!!!
DAW

United States

#6 Aug 4, 2008
The 4 Schaper brothers owned a commercial fishing company called Sunrise Fish Company. They had 3 pound nets out in the ocean, off Fire Island. The Whale Shark was caught in one of them & pulled up by & in by their scow.
ALice Cooper

Long Beach, NY

#7 Aug 5, 2008
ambergris
StandardizedTest

AOL

#8 Aug 5, 2008
Informed Poster wrote:
<quoted text>
NO, it's actually the body of a guppy.
I thought it was your mamma!

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