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A pressurised tube that launches salmon over a dam is the internet’s latest obsession.
In this year’s dark news cycle, the newest meme to capture social media's imagination is a “cannon” designed to help transport migratory fish between bodies of water.
If you didn’t get a chance to see it over the weekend, you can watch it below:
The cannon, created by the aptly-named Whoossh Innovations, has been in use since 2011 to help salmon who have struggled to get around hydroelectric dams.
Here’s John Oliver talking about it on Last Week Tonight in 2014:
HT: Twitter Moments
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