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Pet Shop Mistakes Dead Man For Tropical Fish

by | 11th, March 2009

Can a dead man be a tropical fish?

SAYS Mark Arabia, owner of Pets Plus:

“At first when I looked at it, I said, ‘Fish never come this way’.”

Expecting a delivery of a $1,000 fish supply, Arabia is met by a coffin containing the remains of a 65-year-old man from San Diego, California, who had died from Alzheimer’s.

Are we now feeding pet fish on our dead?

US Airways says it was all a terrific mistake. The body was meant for a laboratory in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but an “unfortunate mix-up” at Philadelphia airport, a “verbal miscommunication between a delivery driver and the cargo representative.”

The whereabouts of the fish food is not known, but a new paper issued by researchers in American tell of a breakthrough in degenerative brain diseases treatment involving a glass bowl hat and a small plastic “bridge”…

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