Wildlife Facts

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Lou

Blue Catfish

The blue catfish is one of the biggest species of catfish in North America. It is bluish-gray in color with a white belly. They have a forked tail, very smooth skin with no scales, and a wide head. Blue Catfish have a dorsal hump near the center of their back

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Shiro

Koi Fish

Koi fish are freshwater fish that come in a variety of colors, not just orange. Most koi fish can grow up to three feet long and may have a lifespan of 30 to 60 years, and in the right conditions can reach 200+ years.

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Jin

Golden Carp

There are several well-known and popular types of carp: goldfish, common carp, koi and grass carp. In the wild, carp fish tend to have duller colors such as brown, green, silver, black, and white, however occasionally, a brighter orange or red carp will arise.

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Kiko

Koi Fish

Koi come in a variety of colors. Some can be white, black, blue, red, cream and yellow in color. They can also be covered with different spots.

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Koba

Koi Fish

Koi fish are surprisingly intelligent. This allows koi parents to train their koi fish to eat from their hand and even ring a bell for a treat. Koi fish will recognize the persons feeding them and gather around them at feeding times.