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Piranha caught in New York pond (VIDEO)

WASHINGTON – Two kids fishing with their grandpa in a New York pond recently got a toothy surprise at the end of one of their lines.

What initially was suspected to be a sunfish turned out to be a red-bellied piranha – a predatory and ferocious fish normally found in South America.

And it may not be the only one lurking in the pond on Staten Island. Check out the video below for more.

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