Run Salmon Run
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Fall Watch and Salmon Run at Owen Sound
This is the upstream the Salmons must break through to start their spawning
After they lay their eggs, they die from exhaustion
Another Season - Another Layer
Mallard Ducks - was this the duck on the logo of Cole Haan before?
Owen Sound, Ontario
- James de Coquet
I may not be eating salmon for a while. Now I know how these salmons go through a long swim from the Atlantic and go upstream to where they're exactly born to spawn their eggs and die instantly due to exhaustion. Afterwhich, the cycle of a new generation of salmon lives on.
That my friend, is called the Salmon Run and last Saturday at Owen Sound, a 2.5 hour-drive from Mississauga, we were witness to this marvelous sacrifice mothers make to ensure that their tribe increases.
When the time comes, the salmon migrate back to the streams where they were born. Guided largely by smell, they return home to coastal or inland rivers, swimming across thousands of kilometres of ocean.
Asian women in New Jersey will more likely to outlive their counterparts in other US states by at least 33 years. This Harvard study shows that life expectancy in the US is totally different that it divides the country into 8.
Smoking is stupid, TV is a wasteland and Drugs are worthless. Tell that to the kids!
The deep sea clam can live for 220 years. Who wants to be underwater for that length of time? Someone should tell the clam to get a life.
A tiny reef fish lives only for 59 days. :(
The mayfly lives the shortest but fulfilling life. It dies within 24 hours, but within that span of time, it can find its mate and lay eggs.