Piranha attacks man in China

Piranha attacks man in China

July 16, 2012

A piranha attacked a man in China as he washed his dog in a river, leaving deep lacerations in his hand and underscoring fears about illegal animal imports.
The importation of piranhas for exotic aquariums is banned in China due to fears that the fish will enter local waterways and breed rapidly without predators.

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The aggressive flesh-shearing fish that is native to South America latched onto the man’s hand in the Liujiang river, in southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, Hong Kong Cable News television reported.

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