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Warning, men shouldn't skinny dip in S.E.Asia

  • sayadian

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    I just read that the Pacu, a fish with very sharp, human like teeth can be found off the coasts of South-East Asia. In fact fishermen enjoy the ferocious fight the Pacu puts up. It is closely related to the pirhana. There have been genuine reports of men having their testicles bitten off by Pacu. So think again when you go in the sea au naturel

    #1 Posted: 5/9/2013 - 10:06

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  • Geer1

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    Pacu is a fresh water fish...

    Also the only place you are likely to find them are in some fishing ponds that have decided to stock them.

    #2 Posted: 5/9/2013 - 10:27

  • sayadian

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    Geer
    You're right. So let that read skinny dipping in the rivers of S.E. Asia.

    #3 Posted: 5/9/2013 - 12:40

  • Saphir

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    Not to mention Schistosomiasis (Bilharzia)............
    In freshwater that is.

    #4 Posted: 28/3/2014 - 01:50

  • DLuek

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    Jeez and here I was scared of the monitor lizards ...

    #5 Posted: 28/3/2014 - 08:27

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