Snakehead found in GA. Georgia DNR urging the public to 'KILL IT...'

After spotting this fish that survives on land for four days, officials have issued a warning to kill it immediately.

According to the Daily Mail, the Northern Snakehead fish has been spotted in Georgia, but it's also been spotted previously in 14 other states and is very dangerous.

The fish, which is listed on the prohibited invasive species list for Minnesota, is native to the Yangtze River basin in China. It can grow up to 3 feet long, survive out of water for four days, and is known to eat some mammals.

Georgia officials have warned state residents to track the location and even coordinates of where they spot these fish to report the sighting, and to kill and freeze them immediately.

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Photo: Georgia DNR

 

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