• Why you should never release your pet goldfish into the wild

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Goldfish may look small and cute in your home, but in the wild, it's a different story. Releasing them into your local stream or lake is a bad idea. Following is a transcript of the video.
    Right now, Washington state is fighting of an invasion! The culprit? Goldfish. Yup, you heard right.
    Thousands of goldfish have infested the West Medical Lake and are crowding out the native fish population. How did this happen? The Department of Fish and Wildlife thinks a few irresponsible pet owners are to blame. And while the goldfish may have cost the owners a few dollars this mess is going to run...
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