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Old 03/12/2007, 11:37 AM
SpektralerSpeer SpektralerSpeer is offline
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Thumbs up Video: Moray, Sausages and a Lost Thumb

Hi everyone,

here is a video of a SCUBA diver hand feeding sausages to a large moray. Need I say more?

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/457081...ats_his_thumb/

Paul
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Old 03/12/2007, 11:45 AM
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Do we need a sign underwater now that says don't feed the animals?
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Old 03/12/2007, 11:49 AM
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Wow!

It takes a certain kind of person to taunt a moray!
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Old 03/12/2007, 12:55 PM
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This man has inspired me. I think I'm going to go hand feed some Buffalo Wings to the local aligators.
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Old 03/12/2007, 12:56 PM
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Old 03/12/2007, 01:21 PM
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And that's why I don't hand feed my critters.
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Old 03/12/2007, 01:29 PM
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and the frickin retard award goes to........
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Old 03/12/2007, 01:29 PM
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What an idiot.
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Old 03/12/2007, 01:42 PM
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Old 03/12/2007, 02:04 PM
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You have to give credit to medical science though. Amazing how a toe can be attached to a hand and work like that.
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Old 03/12/2007, 02:14 PM
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dee-de-deeeeeee

Wonder if his hand smells like feet now?
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Old 03/12/2007, 02:18 PM
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Yes, they did a very good job grafting the toe, it seems to function perfectly. However his hand now looks like Gollum's.

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Old 03/12/2007, 02:21 PM
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In fact they do give runner-up Darwin Awards, for those who don't quite manage. I'm sure he is eligible.

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Old 03/12/2007, 02:54 PM
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I feel a certain guilty pleasure over the fact that I am laughing at Mr. Toe Hand right now....
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Old 03/12/2007, 02:56 PM
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Moray eels do not see well, they depend on smell to decide what they want to eat. And that means . . .
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Old 03/12/2007, 03:01 PM
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They definately don't see very well. I had my snowflake bite my finger while cleaning the tank and he's only 15" long. I couldn't imagine teasing one that size.

It's gotta be easier for him to get tha fummunda chease and like the old saying goes: if you're gonna be dumb you better be tough.
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Old 03/12/2007, 03:09 PM
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Moray eels do not see well, they depend on smell to decide what they want to eat. And that means . . .
Agreed. I made the mistake of trying to feed my dragon eel by hand when I was younger. Luckly he only drew a little blood.
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Old 03/12/2007, 03:55 PM
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Wow, that was bright now wasn't it, next time bring something that doesn't look like your finger guys or maybe we shouldn't feed the big fish with teeth.
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Old 03/12/2007, 07:01 PM
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I find that every time I go diving in areas with morays that have been fed before, they come right up to you expecting food... I don't give them any, but it could become a potentially dangerous situation for people that don't know what they're doing around them. Plus it doesn't look right. A crevice dweller coming right up to you... Blah, I just feel weird every time I see it in the wild...
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Old 03/12/2007, 09:46 PM
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It would have been funnier if it had bitten off his "happy place".
Then, too, he couldn't produce more idiots like himself.
That was a case of "asking for trouble".
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Old 03/12/2007, 10:01 PM
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Old 03/12/2007, 10:08 PM
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I have seen a 2 ft moray while snorkling in Mexico.It didn't venture away from its rock.They are usualy shy and stick to ther territory.They can't see well at all.My friend had a small one and it was very shy.Came out for food but man was that fish blind.This is why it good to use a feeding stick.Notice the guy smack the trigger in the vid.Good thing the trigger didn't take a bite
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Old 03/12/2007, 10:11 PM
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That was pretty crazy.....
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Old 03/12/2007, 11:07 PM
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That link doesn't do anything for me. I get a blank page.
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