Posts tagged ‘South America’

October 30, 2013

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 The Amazon’s payara or vampire fish has some serious fangs—about two inches (five centimeters) long, to be precise. Cavities in the roof of the fish’s mouth sheath these natural daggers when they’re not embedded in prey. Despite the name, the payara doesn’t actually suck blood.

Source: www.newswatch.nationalgeographic.com