Asian Carp Erupt Around Rowers

Collegiate oarsmen in this video get a close-up look at an eruption of silver carp—too close.

Hyperactive Asian carp have been known to break unlucky boater’s bones and sometimes render them unconscious. Luckily, the Freshman Men’s Crew from Washington University in St. Louis escaped those fates during a recent practice session on Creve Coeur Lake—but just barely.


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