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Diver Alex Reeson checks on the Arapaima or Pirarucu fishes.(REUTERS)

Fish species in Amazon wears natural ‘bulletproof vest’ to thwart piranhas

By Reuters | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 04:59 PM IST
The fish, also known as pirarucu, grows up to 10 feet (3 meters) long and weighs up to 440 pounds (200 kg).
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