posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 08:54 PM
Instead of "largest one on record," perhaps this is the "one that survived human interference the best."
Maybe a portion of the population is supposed to grow to that size, but never does because of what we [humans] have done to their habitat through
toxins, chemicals, and disruptions of all levels of the ecological chain, etc.....
No good reason to have killed him [gar], I didn't see anyone in the article starving. If the gar was a normality, by all means... but a sole