- The Catfish Tale
- Britain's Biggest Ever Freshwater Catfish
- Interesting Catfish Snippets
- 10 Interesting Piranha Facts
The problem - ball stuck in mouth of catfish
Close-up of ball in the catfish's mouth
Catfish swimming with ball
Ball removed from the catfish and puncturedBe kinder than necessary, because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle. Olympic swimming pool full of water. Amazing think Will and Guy.
- Piranhas' natural habitat is the freshwater rivers of the Amazon in South America.
- Piranha have a fast metabolism, which means they digest their food very quickly.
- Piranha are mostly carnivores, which means that they need to eat protein, meat or fish.
- The word for scissors in the *Tupi Indian language is piranha. *Tupi are a tribe from the Amazon region of Brazil.
- Piranhas are known for their sharp, pointed teeth and shark like feeding frenzies, but the threat to humans is largely exaggerated.
- The piranha is usually small [the red piranha grows no longer than 13 inches].
- Their teeth are set in powerful jaws, and top and bottom teeth interlock, giving the freshwater fish its ability to tear and rip flesh.
- Their teeth are so tough they can bite through a steel fishing hook.
- There are between 30 and 40 species of piranha, and not all are strictly carnivorous. In fact, some consume large quantities of seeds.
- Piranha live in shoals of approximately 20 fish.
Funny Short Piranha Jokes from Leigh Park, Hampshire, England
What's safer: a redheaded person or a piranha? The piranha. They only attack in schoolsMr Bawler, an English teacher at Park Community School, Leigh Park, Havant, England was asked, one lesson, how to spell the word, "piranha" 'I really don't know,' he replied, 'why not look it up in the dictionary?' The lad went away and looked it up and wrote it down correctly into his book which greatly pleased Mr Bawler. Then he overheard another class member say, 'Why bother to look it up? Bawlie doesn't know how to spell it anyway.'