Fishing for Brazil's Fossils

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Fishing for Brazil's Fossils

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Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters. (Reuters)

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