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  10/29/2012, Cheshvan 13, 5773

Piranhas and Wild Birds Kept Illegally in Bat Yam Home

Police in Bat Yam, south of Tel Aviv, assisted by inspectors from the Agriculture Ministry and the Nature and National Parks Authority, raided a house where wild birds and piranhas were kept, Monday.

They were responding to complaints about the presence of the wildlife, which is illegal to keep in a private home, especially in the case of the dangerous carnivorous fish.