Fish “Talks” on Radio (Oct, 1940)

Fish “Talks” on Radio
A talking catfish startled listeners to a recent broadcast from a New York City radio station. When removed from his tank in the Staten Island, N. Y., zoo, the conversational catfish, a native of the Amazon region of South America, made curious sounds into the studio microphone as part of a natural-history program.

  1. KeithLDick says: December 9, 20068:22 pm


    I wish there was audio to go with this, I’d love to hear what the Fish had to say…

    Great site BTW… 🙂

  2. Stannous says: December 10, 20063:35 pm


  3. Stannous says: December 10, 20063:37 pm

    sorry, the fish was from South America so that would be:

  4. Els says: December 19, 200610:56 pm

    I can’t identify the fish, though I suspect it is saying somthing a bit like this:


    Mine sound like this:


    The latter does translate, but not into language I’d care to use in a public forum.

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