Australian Goldfish Are Growing into Monsters In the Wild

Image: Murdoch University, screenshot from ABC News Twitter Common goldfish dumped from household aquariums into rivers in Western Australia are growing into four pound monsters and endangering native species.. The behemoth fish are being found with alarming regularity, according to Australia’s ABC News..

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Dumping Goldie into the nearest lake may seem like the most humane way to get rid of unwanted goldfish.  However, keep in mind that these fish are from the carp family, and can seriously mess up a body of water for native species.