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Animals: Giant goldfish living in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Apr 17, 2008 - 08:45 AM

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Folkestone could be the home of the largest goldfish in Britain, writes the Mail on Sunday.

According to the newspaper, experts believe a 15.7 inch long and 5 inch high fish which weighs in at more than 2lb could be heading for a world record, currently held by a Dutchman who owned a 18.7inch whopper in 2003.

Goldie belongs to Ada Shaw, an 83-year-old former civil servant from Folkestone.

She bought him for 99p from a pet shop 15 years ago when he was just an inch long.