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Piranhas are omnivorous freshwater fish that move in schools. Despite their vicious reputation, these fish school for protection, not cooperative attack. They will feed on any young or injured land animal that ventures into the water, as well as aquatic animals of any size.
Not yet assessed by IUCN
Native to South American Rivers. They have also been spotted in China and Bangladesh, most likely introduced.
Fish and Amphibians Zone in the Sculpture Learning Plaza