The Giant Monster

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This is my actual Beta Fish called Torchwood.

Once upon a time in Lake M, there was a Giant Monster who ate up all the fish population. Soon, there was only one fish left: Torchwood. Torchwood is an amazing, cute, curious, active, red Beta Fish. Torchwood has superpowers of flying, swift swimming, knife fins, and MEGAFARTS!!! Now back to the story.

The Giant Monster chases Torchwood through rocks, a carcass of a Kracken, and bones lying on the floor of the lake. Torchwood is scared so he tries his new maneuver: MEGAFART!!  The Giant Monster is blown back immediately a Gazillion miles but gets super angry and races after him.  Torchwood hides behind a sunken ship’s treasure chest.

Torchwood is not out of sight for long!! The Giant Monster dives behind the treasure chest. They start to fight in a flurry of scales and fins!! Suddenly, Torchwood comes out of the dust and swims super fast back into the cloud of dust. Torchwood slices the Giant Monster’s guts with his knife fins! The Giant Monster’s guts spill out into the water along with all the fish he ever ate.

The fish come out and are all alive again. To sum up this story, Torchwood becomes the National Fish Hero and gets the “That Smells Fishy!” award. After he gets the award, all the fish are safely back in Lake M. This is the latest tale Torchwood has told me.


Humongous Catfish


Check out this cool catfish. I found it in my yard. I’ve been trying to figure out what might have eaten it and brought it on land.

Muskrat? Raccoon? Snake? Bird? Turtle? Beaver? (If you don’t believe beavers eat fish, take a look at this video.)

What do you think?


This is me poking it with a stick.


It has tiny sharp little teeth too. Do you see that tongue?


Look! Half of it is eaten. It must have been humongous.


Stay tuned, like my guitar, for more of The Independent Kid’s adventures.


Discovery of the Day: Biggest Fish I’ve Ever Seen

I thought I saw a plesiosaurus coming!

This is the Loch Ness Monster. It is supposed to be a plesiosaurus.

This is what I really saw.


Then, I realized, it was a humungous dead fish!


I poked and prodded it with a stick until it came on land.


Got it!


Look! It’s about 3 1/2 feet long! (It’s bigger than my foot!)



This fish is even bigger than the one I discovered before!

The Discovery of the Day: Fish Bones

Look! Vultures!


I wonder if they ate these!

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WOW! That’s HUGE!


Look! These are so long!

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This is the biggest fish skeleton I’ve ever found!



It’s me, The Independent Kid!

Today, I was gardening when I saw a lot of vultures. They were feasting on dead pike fish! They only left the bones. The largest one was 2 feet and 4 inches.

Cool or what?

Hope you enjoyed my true story of the day.

The Independent Kid