D127 . Jan 5 . Lapu the fish and Steph the Fisherman

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Cute, isn’t it ? this blue fish is a lapu-lapu. To be more precise, a “medium lapu”, said the price tag in a Cebu City supermarket.
Why lapu-lapu I have no clue. As a matter of fact, Lapu Lapu was the indigene who killed Magellan in 1521, when he claimed the Philippines to be Spanish and was starting to christianize the locals.

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Impressive, isn’t he ? So. Is the lapu-lapu fish especially aggressive ? I don’t know… Let’s investigate. I went fishing, hopping I would be able to study the lapu-lapu behaviors.
No, I’m just kidding, animal studying wasn’t in my scope. Though, I really went fishing, something I’ve always wanted to learn. Alice, my twelve years old friend, taught me how to use cast my stick, use the reel, put pork meat on my hook… and here I was, waiting for a catch.

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One hour later, i had caught 4 fishes !!! Yep, I was very proud.
So I decided I deserved a break, and went for a walk abroad. that’s how i’ve found out that our pond was next to a crocodile farm…

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Sweet, isn’t it ? This one was the eldest of the farm. And when he gets hungry, chicken should stand still…

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The only moment when you can beat him, in my opinion, is during the digestion process…

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But I ran away…

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…And decided to have a more constructive chat, with a peacock !
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At the beginning he was quite skeptical about my stories, but then he started to listen carefully.

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and then I hanged out with Palawan hornbills, a forest-dwelling bird.

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They are Filipinos and are usually seen in pairs or small noisy family parties… Let’s have a party !


3 thoughts on “D127 . Jan 5 . Lapu the fish and Steph the Fisherman

  1. Je vois que tu as appris le langage des bêtes et des bestioles de la Création …. Wonderful… Prêté pour l arche de Stephanoe !!

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