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Re: [Killietalk] Hornwort in Sarasota Springs, Death Valley
A bite by one of those large water beetles is something no one ever forgets!
Joe in Al.
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From: <lehmann at jlab_org>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 4:58 PM
Subject: [Killietalk] Hornwort in Sarasota Springs, Death Valley
> Hi Fellow Killinuts,
> It might interest you to know that as a boy
> of ten years old in 1960, I dove in Sarasota
> Springs and actually caught and took home
> some of the pupfish to put in my 20 gallon
> community tank of guppies and catfish. I had
> a hard time understanding why my baby guppies
> started disappearing!
> My father was a mining engineer and was thinking
> about opening a mine some miles away. At the time
> there were no signs preventing anyone from doing
> this! We did not know what kind of fish we were
> catching, but they sure were pretty.
> I swam in the spring upwelling, a pool about 20
> feet wide and about ten feet deep. It had hornwort
> growing in it at the time (along with a large water
> bug or beetle that bit me!)
> Monty Lehmann
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