Tag: piranha

Look Up In The Bayou

Open water swimmers are fully aware of the danger of sharks, jellyfish, orcas, sea snakes, needlefish, giant squid, polar bears, leopard seals, hippos and piranha. They also know about the dangers of swimming with alligators and crocodiles. Found in many rivers and lakes in Africa and in the southern parts of the United States, these reptiles are patient

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Top 10 Things To Fear In The Open Water

During his completion of the 5 Oceans (a marathon swim in the Atlantic, Arctic, Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans), recent International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee (Honor Swimmer) Lewis Pugh had to study and carefully prepare for various creatures that could be of potential harm to him and his crew. Below are 10 of the most potentially

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