No, I don't eat humans !
Fedding time !
People staring at me for too long, I’m shy…
about Red-bellied Piranha
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Common name :
Native to :
originally from tropical area of South America. It have been introduced to the south of the USA and in India.
30 to 50 cm
Conservation status :
up to 20 years
opportinist, it's manly a scavenger, cleaning the water stream it habitate
contrary to what we could belive, its a caring parent. The male build and defend nest where the female come lay 5000 to 20000 eggs
Location in the Tropicale Reserve :
in the South-american enclosure