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River's Edge, Beautiful but Dangerous
River Dangers: This Hub Comes with a Warning to viewers
My intention is not to gross you out or scare you to death or give you nightmares into the following year. My intentions are to warn readers about the many dangers lurking in what may seem like friendly riverways. Murky water has unseen dangers to people. We should all be aware of the river monsters and take caution when enjoying nature. Nature is to be respected, doing so can save your life or that of your family members. Warning: the following videos can be quite alarming to the viewer.
Swimming with River Monsters is not a good idea
No matter where you are in the world, there are monsters in the riverways. From Africa to New Zealand to America...riverways can be a very dangerous place to take a little dip on a heated afternoon. Beware of the unknown lurking in the murkiness. If you are going touring in unchartered riverways, become aware of the nature of the river you consider embarking. Find out what impending dangers exist in the rivers from the locals. If warnings exists, Take heed. When locals are concerned enough to warn about potential risks, that is good enough for me.
The unseen dangers could be fatal.
Pythons & Alligators: I cannot imagine encountering either of these river monsters
River Monsters: Water Moccasins of the South
If you're from the southern states in North America, you are very familiar with the water moccasin or what some call cotton mouths. When I was a kid, I had a water experience where I was chased by a water moccasin and almost bitten. My mother grabbed me by the arm and out of the water just in the knick of time. We were all running about on the banks of the river, playing in the small waves lapping the banks of the river made from the boats moving about towing skiers. The snake was sunning itself on the end of the pier until startled and it fled into the water. Not long thereafter the snake was quickly approaching the ankles of the kids running on the banks. The fun turned into fear as we fled up the hill and into the car. It was a Bummer.
You have got to be INSANE to go near any water that could possibly have this river monster
I watched this next video twice, I just couldn't believe this man would consider jumping into this river to catch this fish. What was he thinking. Africa does have the most outrageous river monsters for sure. This fish looks like a piranha shark. I was so alarmed by this video I started searching for other river monster videos and I was shocked to see just how many serious river monsters are stalking the world's riverways. Bathers Beware.
WHAT??? REALLY?? African Tigerfish - Piranha
A Shark in the River?
Talking about a river shark, did you know that a shark would come into the riverway to breed? Who would have thought to consider encountering a shark in a riverway. Murky waters are not a place to go for a swim.
No Word...It's just crazy
If you ever saw the movie Piranha...you know that scene where the elderly woman takes a lovely walk down to the river and sits on the edge of the pier and puts her legs down into the cool still water on a hot day. As she enjoys the refreshing sensation of the water....you guessed it, she has her flesh eaten down to the bone in seconds. I will never forget that scene as long as I live, I was horrified.
Flesh ripping Eels
More Dangerous River Monsters
Flesh Eating eels and snapping turtles... oh my. What else can be said about murky waters and river monsters things that like to eat moving objects...namely you. Ouch!!! Shocking.
Give me a clear pool any time.