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I think I'll do something original and post pictures of fish.

As some of you already know, a couple of weeks ago my signficant other came from the hellhole that is Chicago to sunny Southern California to visit yours truly. We did some sightseeing, among other stuff...And we went to the Aquarium of the Pacific, as we're both nerdy fishkeepers. Here's some pics I took at the aquarium, hope the unwashed masses likes them. Also, don't expect any scientific names, I know about saltwater fish about as much as I know about basketball.

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I know, this is a bird, not a fish. In one part of the aquarium they have a bird exhibit. You can buy some sort of overpriced extremely super duper special nectar at the entrance, and when you go inside the bird go crazy for it and land on your hand. This is a bird on my girl's hand. (Yeah, eventually they did poop on her)
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Probably my favorite picture of them all.
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Someone needs to come out of the closet...
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How big is this fish?...
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Big enought to eat rip this kid's head off. ( I wish I could say I took that picture on purpose, in order to show scale, but it was an accident really, I cursed the kid under my breath before I realized how the picture came out)

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Did you know that the plural for fish is fish? And fishes is used when you're referring to more than one species of fish? Well, now you know.
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I don't know why Red Lobster goes to the trouble of setting up such an authentic environment.
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The mysteriously named Sawfish.
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This is the biggest mofo at the aquarium. This thing weighs about 300 pounds. In fishkeeping circles this weight is called "lean Shaq".
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Awesome little pufferfish.
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I don't know how this picture of the San Antonio Spurs playing defense got mixed up with all the other pics.
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I think they're playing zone in this one.
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I threw a Clownfish down the toilet just like in Finding Nemo so it could escape to freedom. Unfortunately the fish died a horrible death due to chlorine and ammonia poisoning.
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Nemo's less well known brother. He gets stopped by the police a lot more.
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This is one of the coolest things at the aquarium. They have a shallow pool where you can pet sharks and rays. The rules is to only use two fingers( that's what she said). So yeah, that's right, I petted a motherfucking shark.
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Another awesome thing. This is a shark's egg. They put a clean film over it so you can see the actual baby shark as it develops. It's even better in person because you can see the little shark move sometimes.  It would be even awesome-er if they did this to a human.
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Subtlety is not this fish's forte.
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I wish I had something funny to say.
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Fucking awesome coral reef. My dream would be to go to Georgia's Aquarium, the biggest in the world. Of course, they don't accept gay fish.
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I bet watching this while being on an acid trip while listening to Dark Side of the Moon while watching the Wizard of Oz while watching a planetarium's Floyd laser show is the trippiest shit ever.
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Fabulous seahorse.
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And last but not least, a Wal-Mart employee, in sore need of dental insurance.

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