Reblog: BIZARRE FISH SCARES LAKE COMMUNITY


Reblog: BIZARRE FISH SCARES LAKE COMMUNITY

by Maboulette

As My World Turns

The discovery of an alien fish species in a small lake in Illinois has put locals and tourists on edge because the fish posses dangerous-looking teeth and bear a striking resemblance to ravenous piranha.

This story begins when was reported that piranhas were being caught by fishermen in Lake Lou Yaeger located in the community of Litchfield Illinois.

(One fish was captured on June 7 and a second was reportedly hooked more recently.)

It seemed eerily like a landlocked version of “Jaws,” but without the enormous shark and corny lines, such as, “I think we’re going to need a bigger boat.”

Lake-goers and officials were understandably concerned because piranhas are flesh-tearing predators that can reduce large animals — or people — to skeletons in minutes. 

Additionally, reports of their presence surfaced just when a scorching heat wave was driving scores of people to the lake shore, hoping to…

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