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Aggressive Climbing Perch May Make it To Australia

by CNNews

The aggressive climbing perch comes from Papa New Guinea and poses a danger to native Australian fish The killer goldfish that can choke predators, walks on land and climbs TREES... and they're heading to Australia any day now Climbing perch can choke birds and other fish when swallowed by them It can last for days on land thanks... to an accessory air-breathing organ The fish can travel across land using their pectoral fins to move along As their name suggests they have also been known to climb trees Even known to hitch lifts on bottom of boats travelling between islands It has overrun waterways on two Queensland islands in the Torres Strait The growth means Northern Australia is now particularly at risk

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