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Testicle-Eating Fish Found In Passaic County Lake

A fish with an apparent appetite for testicles has been found in a pond in Passaic.

The Pacu, a cousin of the piranha that can mistake genitals for tree nuts, was caught Saturday by a fisherman in the city’s Third Ward park.

The fish has been blamed for the deaths of two New Guinea men, who reportedly died from blood loss after they were attacked by the fish.

The Pacu is a native of the Amazon in South America, and officials said they believe someone likely dumped it in the pond.

Bob Turner September 25, 2013 at 01:49 PM
First Fish: Boy, this is really fun! Second Fish: Yeah, I'm havin' a ball!
Mrs. Smith September 25, 2013 at 03:58 PM
LOL!! Only in NJ!
joe September 25, 2013 at 04:13 PM
They've got some balls (someone had to say it first)
lbfixer September 25, 2013 at 04:15 PM
it just escaped from the white house pool apparently it was full
Dan Crabtree September 25, 2013 at 05:31 PM
so what we are quickly turning into the new south america continent anyway so why not bring the wildlife as well..
Rich September 25, 2013 at 06:22 PM
No wonder that is where they filmed the "Sopranos".
Elsa September 25, 2013 at 06:29 PM
Did you hear about this, Joe Gorga, (a.k.a) Tarzan?
John Gregory September 25, 2013 at 06:42 PM
Well, what are these men doing? Taking their scrotums out of their suits/shorts and dangling them about making them look like these "tree nuts"? If the men in New Guinea were fishing in the nude - best to try using some cover that won't "float up" exposing their testicles. And,....? How the hell do you shut off the fricking VIDEOS?
LKLEX September 25, 2013 at 11:16 PM
I seriously doubt the story would be reported, or that the female "news" presenter would seem nearly so gleeful, if the fish reportedly had an appetite for women's nipples or for seeking dinner in women's vaginas. I doubt the fish has a double standard.
Jeramiah Johnson September 26, 2013 at 12:47 AM
wonder how raw scrotum tastes? after all it does come ahead of the T's
ghisley September 26, 2013 at 08:11 AM
I first read it in the French press a month ago: someone had caught one in the Seine river in Paris! People are dumping their pet fish in lakes and rivers and this is not a good idea!
Kevin Arthus September 26, 2013 at 10:49 AM
I thought they were going to say it was Snooki
Stew September 26, 2013 at 10:55 AM
my only question is, since a guy caught one.....what did he use for bait?
Fuh Q Mann September 26, 2013 at 10:05 PM
This is NUTZ, said the Pacu...
JIM HOOD September 27, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Which party did it belong to? Could have been either one.
RMinOH September 27, 2013 at 12:42 PM
Hmmmm... I say make use of these fish to exact a bit of justice to child predators.
joe blowski September 27, 2013 at 06:18 PM
ive mistaken them for tree nuts once- was embarrassing
John Edwards September 29, 2013 at 03:50 PM
A couple years ago I was watching a show, maybe Monster Fish", where there was a similar story being reported. The same thing happened to native fishermen I South America. They called this monster fish the "ball crusher". Kinda makes me glad I never went back into the water after seeing "JAWS"!

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