Re: NANFA-- Loch Ness Monster of North America
Wed, 15 Dec 1999 00:33:59 EST

In a message dated 12/14/99 11:25:23 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

<< I once remember a newspaper clipping of a Japanese trawler that
pulled out a decaying carcass in the shape of a plesiosaur. It was
pretty impressive. They had to throw the carcass overboard because
it smelled so bad, but tissue samples were saved. It turned out to be
a ripe basking shark. >>

I read about this. I believe you're referring to the ship Zuiyo Mauryo. I saw
a photo of the carcass, too. It certainly looked like a plesiosaur. I
would've never suspected it was a basking shark! Thanks for the info!

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