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Rubber-Clad Pickerel    (April Fool's Day - 1930)

Lincoln Evening Journal - Apr 1, 1930

The Waterbury Republican Tuesday printed a story of a rubber-clad pickerel. It seems that two years ago Lester [Green]'s son lost a toy balloon in a pond near his home. An infant pickerel apparently made his home in it. The casing, the story went on to say, saved the fish from the necessity of growing scales.

[United Press syndicated story]

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