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The piranhas are a group of carnivorous freshwater fish living in South American rivers.

They are known for their sharp teeth (able to bite through a steel fishing hook) and an aggressive appetite for meat and flesh.

Locals use their teeth in tools and weapons.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Piranha", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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