FUN FACT

Piranha have the same sensory system that enables sharks to detect blood in miniscule amounts, they can detect 1 part blood in up to 1 million parts water.

Red-bellied Piranhas are found in the Amazon River. They are predominantly meat eaters with very sharp teeth and strong jaws for tearing through flesh. Despite their fearsome reputation Piranha attacks on humans are almost unheard and surprisingly enough, in the Amazon, they are a very important food source for native tribes.

Piranhas don’t just eat meat, they are omnivores and will eat plants and fruit if they are hungry enough.

FUN FACT

Piranha have the same sensory system that enables sharks to detect blood in miniscule amounts, they can detect 1 part blood in up to 1 million parts water.

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FUN FACT

Piranha have the same sensory system that enables sharks to detect blood in miniscule amounts, they can detect 1 part blood in up to 1 million parts water.

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Red-bellied Piranhas are found in the Amazon River. They are predominantly meat eaters with very sharp teeth and strong jaws for tearing through flesh. Despite their fearsome reputation Piranha attacks on humans are almost unheard and surprisingly enough, in the Amazon, they are a very important food source for native tribes.

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Red-bellied Piranhas are found in the Amazon River. They are predominantly meat eaters with very sharp teeth and strong jaws for tearing through flesh. Despite their fearsome reputation Piranha attacks on humans are almost unheard and surprisingly enough, in the Amazon, they are a very important food source for native tribes.

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Piranhas don’t just eat meat, they are omnivores and will eat plants and fruit if they are hungry enough.

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Piranhas don’t just eat meat, they are omnivores and will eat plants and fruit if they are hungry enough.

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