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Black Gar, Melanistic Gar, Rare Gar -

Gar are some of the oldest creatures roaming the planet since long before humans came around. They're pretty hardy to be able to last that long and quite frankly they still do a good job of ruling freshwater and saltwater streams. They eat just about any fish, birds and even some mammals. A single female will typically lay roughly 30,000 eggs per year and the eggs hatch within 3-9 days. What's crazy is - a gar may hatch their eggs in another fish nest and the other fish will take care of the newborns as if they are their own...even though the gar will...

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