Cross your legs, male readers. We have some breaking fish news out of Sweden.
A local fisherman surprised animal experts in that country last week when he caught a pacu in the Øresund channel. This relative of the piranha is known as a "ball cutter" because, well...
"There have been incidents in other countries, such as Papua New Guinea, where some men have had their testicles bitten off,” said Henrik Carl, a fish expert at a Danish museum, speaking to an English-language newspaper in Sweden, adding:
"They bite because they're hungry, and testicles sit nicely in their mouth."
Man. And we thought Taylor Swift was a man eater.
Pacus can can grow to up to 90 centimeters and weigh 25 kilograms. This is the first time one has been caught in Europe.
In related news, we will now be canceling our snorkeling trip to Sweden.