TITLE

A Fish Tale

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;3/20/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates how 9-year-old boy Kyle Pomerleau and his father taught his pet goldfish to score a soccer goal. The fish was taught to swim through hoops and even push a little soccer ball into a goal. They gave the fish some food every time it swam toward the net.
ACCESSION #
20234691

 

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