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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Hindu name for the seeds of the Indian licorice, Abrus precatorius. See Abrus.

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  • They reckon that a huge type of catfish, called a goonch, may have developed a taste for flesh in an Indian river w ...

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  • The monster fish is called a goonch and can grow to six foot, regularly weighing more than

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  • They reckon that a huge type of catfish, called a goonch, may have developed a taste for flesh in an Indian river where bodies are dumped after funerals. contact

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  • The first supposed incident of a goonch attack came in 1988 when a 17-year old Nepalese boy was pulled under by an unknown animal when he was cooling himself in the water.

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  • Mr Wade managed to snare one goonch which weighed 161lb and was nearly 6ft long - the biggest of its species ever caught.

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  • Some think this may have lead the goonch to start poaching live human victims.

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  • » The enormous goonch, a type of catfish, is said to have developed a taste for human flesh after feeding on corpses thrown into the river after funeral ceremonies.

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  • Now, some mysterious cases of disappearing people are attributed to a goonch pulling them underwater and eating them.

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  • I suppose a goonch could be described as an elongated pig (see photo above).

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  • The goonch is thought to be responsible for the disappearance of an 18-year-old Nepali last year, who was dragged under the water by a creature described as a "elongated pig".

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