A fisherman, trying to escape from a swarm of bees, dived into a lake with piranha and lost his life in Municipality of Brazil de Mina, in the state Minas Gerais in Southern Brazil.
The 30-year-old man went fishing with two friends in the area, when they were attacked by a swarm of bees. All of them in order to escape the stings fell into the water, but only two of the three came ashore again. Then they realized that the lake was full of carnivorous fish.
Later, her powers Fire Department who ran to the spot to help found the pile of the unfortunate man. They reported that the piranhas “tore various parts of his body and the right side of his face” from their bites. An initial investigation claimed that the 30-year-old probably drowned and did not die from the injuries caused by the piranhas.
In Amazon About 30 species of piranhas live and their attacks on humans are rare. However, in cases where piranha attacks on humans have been recorded, it is usually a bite that is unlikely to lead to death.
In the event of this accident in Brazil de Minas, the feeling is that the presence of bait in the water may have increased the chances of attack, as well as the fact that the water level was shallow. According to experts, piranhas react aggressively when there is turbulence in the water caused by the creation of waves.
In January 2015, the death of a 6-year-old girl was recorded in the river Maikourou, near the area Monte Alegre in Brazil. It was surrounded by piranhas. Two years ago, in the city Rosary in Argentina, piranhas had attacked about 70 bathers and bitten them in the arms and legs.