Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Fish Horror Tale #2: Empire of the Carp

Evidenced by killer bee and army ant movies, people are freaked out by hordes of things. In the fish world most of the horde horror has involved sharks and piranhas, but there is a new plague in town: Asian silver carp.

The internet is full of videos of these fish jumping out of the water by the hundreds when a boat goes by and stories of people getting hurt are mounting.

In Missouri a 15-year old kid that was tubing behind a boat and was hit in the face by a silver carp. The impact broke his jaw and sent him to the hospital. Another person was

Another silver carp took matters into his own fins. During a carp bowfishing tournament an angler was clobbered by a big carp that clocked her in the face 

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