He said: ' This white pelican repeatedly tossed the catfish up in the air and caught it again in its expanded bill, until the fish was positioned head-down for easy swallowing. Description from dailymail.co.uk. I searched for this on
In November 1855, the Great Ansei Earthquake struck the city of Edo type of color woodblock print known aamong the residents of the shaken city. These prints featured depictions of mythical giant catfish (namazu) who, according to popular legend, caused earthquakes by thrashing about in their underground lairs. In addition to providing humor and social commentary, many prints claimed to offer protection from future earthquakes.