The southern Chinese city of Liuzhou is on alert for piranhas after two people were attacked by the aggressive, flesh-shearing fish.
The local government is asking people to hunt the South American species and is offering a 1,000 yuan/$AU160 reward for every fish caught, dead or alive. It is not known how the South American species found their way to China. The Red-bellied Piranha has a reputation as one of the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world.
Two people have been badly bitten this month by the aggressive fish. Zhang Kaibo, 31, was attacked as he washed his dog in the Liujiang River, acording to Hong Kong Cable News. The fish latched onto the man’s hand, leaving deep lacerations :: Read the full article »»»»