Brazil: Carnivorous Fish attacks bathing tourists leaving them with bite wounds in Brazil

Posted on February 21, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourists Attacked

Carnivorous fish attacked bathers in a river in southern Brazil, leaving about 20 of them with bite wounds on their hands and feet, a news website said Monday, citing lifeguards. The unusual attack occurred Sunday when a school of palometas, a species of piranhas, surprised hundreds of tourists bathing at a beach in Toropi, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Read article

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