Three-eyed fish caught near nuclear power plant


Has real life imitated fiction? It seems that Blinky, the three-eyed goldfish from The Simpsons may not be such a far-fetched idea, following a recent discovery in Argentina!

A group of fishermen on a reservoir in the Córdoba province of Argentina landed something a little bit different. The fish they caught had an extra eye.

The reservoir where the three-eyed wolffish was reeled in has hot water from a nearby nuclear facility pumped into it, prompting concern among locals.

One of the fishermen, Julián Zmutt told "We were fishing and we got the surprise of getting this rare specimen. As it was dark at that time we did not notice, but then you looked at him with a flashlight and saw that he had a third eye."

Rather unsurprisingly, the fishermen decided not to eat the fish, which is instead to be tested to see whether the mutation actually occurred as a result of something in the water.

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