You should never flush your pet gold fish

Don’t flush your fish. That’s what Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper in New York is advising people against after posting a picture on Twitter of a giant goldfish that had been caught in the Niagara River. “This 14-inch #goldfish was caught in the Niagara River, just downstream of the wastewater treatment plant. If you cannot keep your pet, please return it to the store instead of flushing or releasing,” the tweet read. “Goldfish can survive year-round in our watershed and can destroy the habitat of native fish. Scientists estimate that tens of millions of goldfish now live in the Great Lakes. If you cannot keep your pet, please return it to the store instead of flushing or releasing it.”

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