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Located

    Piranhas are found in South America.

Diet

    Piranhas generally eat smaller fish.  Larger fish and small
    mammals may be attacked if there is a school of
    piranhas.

Habitat

    Piranhas are found in the rivers and streams of South
    America.

Size

    The Piranha can reach up to 1 ft in length.*

Reproduction

    Piranhas reproduce by laying groups of eggs in rivers and
    lakes.
 
Piranha
(Family: Characidae)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Actinopterygii
Order:   Characiformes
Family:   Characidae
Genus:   Several
Species:    Many species
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IUCN Status:
Not Listed
 
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