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No. Snopes explains it is from an advert from Audi: Snopes references a broken link for its source. Here is an equivalent. It names the photographer, Simon Mooney.


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One person was attacked on the genitals by a pacu in New Guinea prior to 2001; and possibly others have been attacked on other parts of the body; c.f. the last page of this July 2001 newsletter from the New Guinea Fisheries Department (via waybackmachine; a broken link to this appears in the relevant Snopes article). There is no indication in this report ...


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The Wikipedia page on Pacu reports on this joke that was taken more seriously than intended. A 2013 CNN article follows the origin of the story to a comment by a professor at the Copenhagen Museum of Natural History, who later explained he was joking. William Fink, a piranha researcher at the University of Michigan who is also curator of fishes at the ...


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