Top 10 River Monsters

by admin - on Apr 25th 2012 - 5 Comments
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Since the beginning of the world, man has always speculated about the existence of other beings that could prove dangerous for the humans. We are indeed right in our speculation because a number of mysterious creatures and beings have been spotted in different areas.

The leading researcher in this regard is the famous biologist Jeremy Wade who has spent many years in exploring the existence of these river monsters. He has characterized them also as River Monsters Not all the animals are mysterious in this regard because they are aptly different in their biological makeup. Below is the list of Top 10 River Monsters.

10. Congo killer

10. Congo killer

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The river of Congo is the only river which Jeremy wade has never completely explored. The research was initiated in the river on the reports of many fishermen that there was a monster dragging fishermen out of their boats and eating them alive. Many dead bodies have also been recovered from the crime scene. The villagers who were interviewed continuously asserted many irrational explanations about the birth of the monster in their river. Research work showed that three species were suspected in this regard known to be Vundu Catfish, Kamba and Tsuni Catfish. They can grow in sizes and can be pretty dangerous for humans.

9. Killer Snakehead

9. Killer Snakehead

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This river monster has the ability to walk on land and also swim in water. It can breathe in any environmental condition. The most dangerous feature of this monster is its razor sharp teeth that can kill anyone in a matter of seconds. In exploring this monster he came across a giant snakehead which was indeed the largest of them all. There was not the slightest doubt that people were indeed dying due to a murderous river monster.

8. Death Ray

Death Ray

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This animal is believed to be found in the Mekong River and people do actually believe that it can grow to 16 feet long. This monster is believed to have a special weapon that can kill anyone in a matter of seconds.

7. Demon Fish

7. Demon Fish

 

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This monster animal is believed to be the most dangerous predator of the in the jungles of Congo. It is most commonly referred to as Goliath Tiger Fish. It can swim as well as survive on the land. The entire body of this animal is covered with an armor plating and thick fiber of muscle.

6. Fresh Water Shark

6. Fresh Water Shark

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There is no doubt in asserting the fact that sharks are very dangerous predators. It is believed that the Fresh water Shark can swim many a miles into the rivers. This monster animal has killed dozens of individuals in the rivers of many localities. A number of attacks have been reported in the Australian Rivers.

5. Amazon Flesh Eater

5. Amazon Flesh Eater

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This monster came under the focus of the researchers when a fisherman was reported of being swallowed in South America. The exploration revealed that there was not only one monster, but indeed there was a complete class of killers. These killers come in all sizes and some are so small that they enter the body of human beings and eat them slowly from the inside. But the original flesh eater is spreading the most chaos. Piranhas are the one known to be the flesh eaters found in the Amazon. You can also see the movie ‘Piranha’ where they move in packs and are of different sizes. They are attracted by human flesh and blood and can kill a man within seconds. Payara is another kind of Amazon flesh eaters.

4.  Amazon Assassin

4.  Amazon Assassin

 

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This monster has been reported to stab people with a hit more powerful than a car crash. The size of this monster is believed to be more than 10 feet. Many killings have been reported in Brazil and now the researchers believe that this animal eats a person alive and slowly digests it. This monster has been referred by the name because of the fact that it hunts like a trained assassin whose primary motive is just to kill. Also called Arapaima!

3. European Man Eater

3. European Man Eater

 

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This monster has been reported in many rivers and is believed to be one of the most aggressive and dangerous man killer and eater. For the research, Jeremy Wade travelled to Spain and to many other countries where the killings were reported. This monster has been named as European Man Eater because of the fact that it was seen the areas of Europe or it is believed to have originated in continent of Europe. Some call them Wels Catfish!

2. Alligator Gar

2. Alligator Gar

 

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This River Monster was reported in Trinity River in Texas. This monster has been long blamed to attack numerous people at different times of the day. Interviews were also made with individuals who claimed to have been injured by the monster. The people assert that it has needle sharp and pointed teeth and a powerful grip. It first grabs the individual firmly and then stabs the teeth in the body.

1.  Killer Cat Fish

1.  Killer Cat Fish

 

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This river monster was reported in the Kali River of India. Many researchers travelled to the area where many mysterious drawings and killings were reported. Many of the bodies have never been found and some are found in devastated conditions. The most dangerous of them all is the Giant Devil Catfish that is very strong and gives birth to small predators in large numbers. This monster is known in the region by the name of the kali killer.

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5 Comments on "Top 10 River Monsters"

  1. Terry Ginis April 26, 2012 at 11:59 am -

    I don’t know who put this list together-but they obviously have little knowledge of fish. Let me help-#10 is a Mekong catfish, which lives in SE Aisa and is a vegetarian (so obviously is not a “Congo Killer”), #4 is a Payara, it does not grow to be 10 ft long-the largest are about 40lbs-they don’t eat people by the way, and your #1 fish is a Whale Shark-not even a catfish, but a plankton feeder that lives not in India-but in the ocean. The fish that was caught in India was a Goonch catfish (161 lbs)-that Jeremy caught in season one. I understand a few errors-but please, it was a total waste of time to even put this here. The number one rule is to get your facts straight before you show how ignorant you are.

    • admin April 27, 2012 at 1:23 am -

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    • carole February 7, 2013 at 10:18 am -

      WOW! Hello Terry.
      Well knowledge is a wonderful gift and it makes for intelligence but if your going to teach someone, you should also try and acquire some respect and patience when choosing your words. Without these your knowledge is wasted in rudeness.

  2. Justin April 5, 2013 at 9:40 am -

    Terry Ginis, I often find it amusing when people(such as yourself) seemingly go out of their way to try and prove their intelligence or knowledge on a particular subject matter(or lack there of), by down talking someone else.. Its especially amusing when said people happen to be just as wrong or misinformed themselves, if not more so than the initial informer.. Your uneducated, ignorant ramblings or “help” as you called it, are even less factual than the initial misinformation on this page! While i agree that this entire page is extremely misleading and largely based on one’s misinformed opinion rather than fact, your post wasnt much better.. It also appears to me that the creator of this post is not American and is most likely why none of the paragraphs are gramatically correct or read with any fluidity.. To correct your “corrections”; #10 is NOT a Meikong Catfish! The picture is in fact of a small Vundu Catfish.. Ill be it, the information provided is not very accurate and speculative at best, it is the correct fish.. #4 is NOT a Payara! A Payara is a relative of the piranha and is also known as the “Vampire Fish” for its very 2 distinguishable and enormous lower jaw fangs that can grow up to 6″ long! The fish shown in the picture is an Arapima(excuse the spelling) and absolutely CAN grow to 10 feet in length! However, once again the description is very misleading and extremely inaccurate.. While Arapima have been known to cause major injury and even suspected death, most often to boaters and people on canoes, due to their defensive response to leap from the water when disturbed.. And being such massively heavy fish with a rock hard skull bone, armored skutes and a massive fan like tail, impact with an unsuspecting human from one of these leaping giants can cause an incredible amount of damage.. Some speculate that any deaths that may have occured probably resulted when a person without a floatation device is struck by the fish and is subsequently knocked unconscious and ends up drownding as a result.. But the statement about Arapima eating humans whole while theye still alive is absolutely ludacris and 110% false! Arapima have relatively small mouths for the overall size of their bodies and even when full grown, would have trouble fitting an adult human hand in their mouths, nevermind swallowing a person whole.. And they simply do not have typical predatious fish’s teeth, but rather small, gripping teeth.. So devouring a human while still alive by chomping it to bits isnt possible either.. And last, but certainly not least cuz it firmly demonstrates just how uneducated on fish you truly are, Terry.. #1 a Whale Shark!? Are you kidding me!? Have you ever seen a freaking whale shark before!? Theyre MASSIVE!!! Ive never seen a whale shark small enough for a man to hold it up for a snap shot, seeing how whale shark pups are larger than a full grown beef cattle at birth, over 2000lbs!!! The picture is in fact of a “Devil Catfish” also known as the Goonch Catfish and is debatably the ONLY fish on this list realistically capable of comsuming a human being.. Theyre truly biological wonders and should be revered, respected and protected.. Not saught after as some monster and hunted to extinction, which theyre dangerously close to being.. And because theyre not a cute, cuddly Panda Bear, not as many people care about saving it.. Moral of the story Terry, THINK before you make some assinine post degrading someone else’s hard work, just to make yourself appear to be all knowing to someone that obviously doesnt know any better.. Im surprised after 11 months im the first one thats put you in check.. And while i have certainly voiced my disagreements with the information on this page, i havent disrespected the creator in any way that i know of.. And if i have, my apologies.. But the creator of this page should do some more research and not add so many unfactual opinions and speculations next time around.. Just a suggestion.. And to end with your own words that are oh so ironic to repeat to you, Terry; “The number one rule is get your facts straight before you show how ignorant you are.”. Haha maybe take a little bit of your own advice next time there Terry :)

  3. Caitlyn L. April 6, 2013 at 4:39 pm -

    Oh so glad someone put Terry in his place!

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