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A boy caught a South American fish with human-like teeth in an Oklahoma pond


Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. An avid fisherman in Oklahoma recently caught something unusual in his neighborhood pond. Using a piece of bread as bait, 11-year-old Charlie Clinton reeled in a South American fish with humanlike teeth. It's a relative of the better-known piranha, but the pacu is a vegetarian. No joke, though - state wildlife officials took the opportunity to remind us all not to dump exotic pets in local waterways. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

Leila Fadel
Leila Fadel is a host of Morning Edition, as well as NPR's morning news podcast Up First.