You read the headline correctly. Yes, this story is strange. Anglers caught what was later identified as a Pacu fish, which have been known to eat testicles! They are supposedly responsible for castrating two men causing them to bleed to death! Why the hell are they in an Illinois lake??? That kinda stuff shouldn't exist, or at least be secluded to a part of Africa that nobody goes to, right?

From Inquisitr:

While biologists report that the fish eats nuts, snails, and vegetation, fisherman in Papua New Guinea allege that the fish, which can grow to weigh 55 pounds, is responsible for castrating two male anglers, causing them to bleed to death, reports The Daily Mail.

British angler Jeremy Wade, 53, took to the river with a wooden fishing boat, eventually catching the 40-pound monster, which locals named “The ball cutter.” Wade recalls, according to The Daily Mail, that:

“I had heard of a couple of fishermen in Papua New Guinea who had been castrated by something in the water. The bleeding was so severe that they died. The locals told me that this thing was like a human in the water, biting at the testicles of fishermen. They didn’t know what it was. It is a hot and dirty area so the people would often go to the water with their children to wash but obviously they were very worried about this thing in the water.”

"...the Pacu fish cannot survive Illinois waters, and that it only eats other fish if its food supply of vegetation and nuts disappears. They believe that the Pacu used to be an aquarium fish, but that someone must have dumped it, which is illegal in Illinois."

Whoever you are, person that dumped that fish, you should be ashamed of yourself! Men everywhere just felt the hurt in their nether regions because of you!!!

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