Piranhas devour legs of 6-year-old girl in Brazil
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A six-year-old girl was found dead with her legs devoured by piranhas following a boating accident in Brazil, according to local media. Adrila Muniz was with her grandmother and four other children on the Maicuru river in the northern state of Para, near Monte Alegre, when bad weather caused their canoe to capsize. While the other children were saved, piranhas set upon the girl, biting away her flesh to the bone. One account suggests the child first drowned and then the lower half of her body was attacked.
Piranhas devour legs of 6-year-old girl in Brazil. (2015, February 6). Philippine Star, p. A-25.
- The Philippine Star