Beware testicle-munching fish

Critical must read article of the morning:

Swedish men told to beware testicle-munching fishpacu1_2640589b

The freshwater fish, which can grow up to 90 centimetres and weigh up to 25 kilogrammes, has been nicknamed the “ball cutter” for its attacks on the male genitalia.

My respect for colleagues working on these fish, Pacu, has increased greatly. Best quote from article (though it is filled with such gems):

“They bite because they’re hungry, and testicles sit nicely in their mouth,”


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