The Fish With Human Teeth

  • Published on Jul 3, 2015
  • A fish with eerily human-like teeth was caught in a New Jersey lake. And scientists have learned to speak Bird!
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Comments • 921

  • yong dennis
    yong dennis Day ago

    Is that a pacu fish?

  • Mitsuki12131
    Mitsuki12131 15 days ago

    "The bird equivalent of "I'm flying!" 😂😂

  • Maarten Vander Cruyssen

    So even the Birds are using Twitter now, great.

  • Isaac Clarke
    Isaac Clarke Month ago

    Or it's us that have fish teeth...

  • TheBakedDonut20
    TheBakedDonut20 Month ago

    Gues this puts a whole new meaning to the phrase "A little birdy told me"

  • Brave Heart
    Brave Heart 2 months ago

    Instead of yourself you should have left the bird do all the... 😀

  • Bioberserkr Gaming
    Bioberserkr Gaming 2 months ago

    It does eat nuts.....

  • A Bird Lover
    A Bird Lover 3 months ago

    My school doesn't accept bird calls as a foreign language

  • Smartzenegger
    Smartzenegger 3 months ago

    It's a river monster.

  • subhuman003
    subhuman003 3 months ago

    I think its human with fish body

  • JaydragonM
    JaydragonM 4 months ago

    The birds flying together are like a distributed network. Each member keeps track of the closest members so no one collides. I wonder if babblers are saving time and energy to think about other things in flight, and the in flight call is just notifying nearby birds of a trajectory change in case they're not paying attention. Like the bird equivalent of a turning signal.

  • Jose R
    Jose R 4 months ago

    Sheepshead have the same teeth
    They are native to the US

  • Raymond K Petry
    Raymond K Petry 4 months ago

    1. Do pacu teeth have human-similar roots-maybe we can grow false teeth of fish teeth... 2. You underestimate bird-uistics, that 'ab' means 'look up' and the 'b-' prefix means 'parent' so 'bab' means 'look up to to the parent, for food'...

  • HinataPlusle
    HinataPlusle 5 months ago

    I've eaten pacu countless times and the ones I ate didn't have these uncannily human teeth, or at least I couldn't see them. I wonder what happened that I couldn't see those?

  • Adust Iz Godly
    Adust Iz Godly 5 months ago +1

    Does this fish have human teeth, or does this mean humans have fish teeth?

  • Ralph Daniel Lumbres
    Ralph Daniel Lumbres 5 months ago

    No audio of the birds?

  • Arkie Larkie
    Arkie Larkie 6 months ago

    the way hank said "I'm flying!" and "here's dinner, kids!" is so funny to me LMAO

  • Trevor Goodchild
    Trevor Goodchild 7 months ago

    LOL- this capitalist propaganda commercial-PragerU.com- seriously?

  • olivia kerswell
    olivia kerswell 7 months ago

    could we make faulse teeth from paku teeth

  • Skyler
    Skyler 8 months ago

    Wow! that pacu news kinda sounds nuts and also a lot fishy

  • Acituanbus:GLaDOS eddition

    They are also edible And delicious

  • nayzerie
    nayzerie 8 months ago

    So no explanation why their teeth resembled ours so much ..

  • Talandar
    Talandar 8 months ago

    THE DEBUNKER XD

  • renevank
    renevank 8 months ago

    SMASHMOSHMC GRAPHIC IM DEAD 😂😂😂

  • Death Cold
    Death Cold 8 months ago

    Next fish with human sex organs ^_^

  • Wrestling Fish
    Wrestling Fish 8 months ago

    1:30 😂😂😂😂

  • Tav Tav
    Tav Tav 8 months ago

    yoo I need a dental crown gota find 1 of these

  • Jane Kim
    Jane Kim 9 months ago

    i used to watch your videos in science.

  • Norrin Radd
    Norrin Radd 9 months ago

    When I saw "fish with humanlike teeth" in the description I thought it was going to be way more mind bending than it was. A non-mammal with heterodont teeth would be a mind-blowing example of convergent evolution that would forever change the way we classify mammals. Alas, however, "human-like" merely meant flat, and so it's just another fish with teeth. :(

  • David Mende
    David Mende 9 months ago

    I don't like the Bayer and Monsanto add before the video...and what they are telling, only bullshit. B and M are caring about their costumers and the environment

  • Brendan Cribbs
    Brendan Cribbs 9 months ago

    So we have proven that birds can talk to each other intelligently. So this has to mean velociraptors could talk to each other. You heard it here on SciShow first people velociraptors had written language.

  • Ethan Alker
    Ethan Alker 9 months ago

    1:17 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Leenk
    Leenk 9 months ago +1

    I'm a human but with fish teeth :((

  • Aland Mustafa
    Aland Mustafa 9 months ago

    Or, we're humans with fish teeth.

  • Badboy DCX
    Badboy DCX 10 months ago

    Give that fish a cheese burger and COOKIE😂

  • Commander Erik
    Commander Erik 10 months ago +1

    oh nvm, should have watch the video all the way before i left the last comment.

  • Commander Erik
    Commander Erik 10 months ago +1

    i've heard these fishes love to chew on nuts, men's nuts.

  • ?
    ? 10 months ago

    The Joker should stop dumping Smilex in lakes and rivers or he will deal with Captain Planet

  • Sage Dupuy
    Sage Dupuy 10 months ago

    that is awesome

    SUBSCRIBED( Especially cause hanks there)

  • Iamsimply Reese
    Iamsimply Reese 10 months ago

    Hello 😁😂 like if you have an iPhone 📱or Tablet / iPad

  • El Patey
    El Patey Year ago

    can we bring the debunker back, it's cool

  • K Jernigan
    K Jernigan Year ago

    Just a few steps away from being able to talk to animals!

  • camron me
    camron me Year ago

    River monsters lol

  • yellow eggo
    yellow eggo Year ago

    1:38
    "DFAT"

  • BrannDailor
    BrannDailor Year ago

    if they only knew how to sing Y's maybe their nesting call would be better.

  • 7years Ryugami
    7years Ryugami Year ago

    This proves Humans were fish before we created adam and eve.

  • CryogenicWaif
    CryogenicWaif Year ago

    trurns out the testical chomping fish was a small type of puffer fish with a razor sharp beak that bit the balls off of rice farmers n such

  • Noah Smits
    Noah Smits Year ago

    But why are there human-like teeth around my anus?

    • Marispider (Ze Medic)
      Marispider (Ze Medic) Year ago

      side effect of masturbation. hairy palms and homosexuality will come next.

  • Sterling
    Sterling Year ago

    *Throws wallet at Hank.*
    GO. TAKE IT. JUST... CONTINUE MAKING THESE. JUST TAKE IT.

  • F1nddatruth
    F1nddatruth Year ago

    So pacu are a tropical fish. With this in mind I do not understand how they could become an invasive species in places like New Jersey or Scandinavia. I did a little research and the low end of their temp tolerance is about 7.5C or around 45.5F. To be invasive they would need to be able to breed as well. As no one has been able to get them to breed naturally in captivity it is hard to say what parameters need to be meet for them to breed. Speculating from success of breeding piranha (they are from the same waters) the temp would need to be between 75F and 80F. The waters in Northern regions would not sustain these high temps long enough for pacu to breed or more importantly for any possible fry to live long enough to survive the colder winter temperatures.

    • SDD525
      SDD525 Year ago

      They don't have to, they just go deeper into the water.

  • Ya Boi
    Ya Boi Year ago +32

    just imagine birds singing "I think the humans have developed their own way of communication, the first ever species besides us"

  • FieryWingedAngel
    FieryWingedAngel Year ago

    The Twitter bird got real!
    I wonder what "I'm shitting" means in bird language..

  • Isanzu Ractivadántra

    Even that fish has better teeth thant I...

  • Stan R
    Stan R Year ago

    no way it cant be true. I've been keeping pacu for a bit.. they eat everything. but haaa i can't believe I failed

  • Rakshasa
    Rakshasa Year ago +38

    It's an invasive species? It should pacu up and go home!

  • Aakash Nair
    Aakash Nair Year ago

    Urbivorous

  • Jason Espinoza
    Jason Espinoza Year ago

    PLLEASE! big fight fan. Science of Knock Outs!!!

  • Andika Hetris
    Andika Hetris Year ago

    Is that what happen since human discover masturbation in bathroom?

  • LordSlag
    LordSlag Year ago

    Learning about the origin of human language is fascinating, but, am I the only one around here who really just wants to be able to talk to birds?

    • SDD525
      SDD525 Year ago

      Get a parrot.

  • GraemeMarkNI
    GraemeMarkNI Year ago

    "I'm flying!" :D

  • Dr Jerome Balewa Azikiwi MD, PhD

    this is what happens when you masturbate in the ocean

  • Caine Trevor
    Caine Trevor Year ago

    I subscribed so I can troll nerds I better not learn anything 😏

  • Arkaid D
    Arkaid D Year ago

    Don't you mean the B-A-B-Y call?

  • Olu Ayanbiola
    Olu Ayanbiola Year ago

    i had a pet pacu for the longest, great fish and loved to eat nuts, seeds and veggies.

  • julien foss
    julien foss Year ago

    lol river monsters

  • Normal'sWayOverrated

    Debunker XD

  • Rachele Ray
    Rachele Ray Year ago

    Gawed, WHY IS HE STILL TALKING!!!!??,
    I choose, this because I wanted to see more than 1second of the teeth, Not to listen to dude blabble babble blabble!! It drives me CRAZZZZZZY!!!

    • Jun's Plum
      Jun's Plum Year ago +2

      Perhaps you should search for a picture of the fish on Google instead of complaining about an explanation of it on a SCIENCE channel

    • Libby Bollinger
      Libby Bollinger Year ago +5

      This is a science channel, what did you expect?

  • DarkZholt
    DarkZholt Year ago +38

    OK, so, Pacu have human looking teeth, random guy says his balls were bitten off by a Pacu ... could he had been bitten by a human and said it was a fish because the true story would raise too many questions?

    • Thinking off a Clever Nickname
      Thinking off a Clever Nickname Year ago +3

      +Bean Burrito Its a big world man... Someone proabably did it already (͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    • DarkZholt
      DarkZholt Year ago +1

      +Bean Burrito
      If you were able to imagine it, chances are that someone out there already tried to do it xD

    • Bean Burrito
      Bean Burrito Year ago +2

      DarkZholt Are you telling me someone wanted to eat raw balls?

  • supersmex
    supersmex Year ago

    lol, talking shit about TV networks

  • NummiGummi
    NummiGummi Year ago

    *I've eaten a Pacu before..*
    *Not bad.*

  • Melanie Diaz
    Melanie Diaz Year ago

    i haven't watched this but i'm guessing pacu's because i've seen river monsters and there starting to become carnivores their piranhas cousins and mostly herbivores

  • Rage Quit Studios

    CRAP I KNEW THAT I SHOULD JACKOFF IN THE RIVER!

  • O.G.O.B Outdoors
    O.G.O.B Outdoors Year ago

    I caught one in Alabama in 2011

  • Antonio Cusato
    Antonio Cusato Year ago +3

    It was probably that dudes ex-wife under the water that bit his nuts off.

  • CTU Official channel BF4

    More like "heres dinner you little shits"

  • epicpizzasapien
    epicpizzasapien Year ago

    No Spongebob, that's italian.

  • Psichotica7
    Psichotica7 Year ago

    Dear God! Do not google Piranha attacks!

  • CrashTestFoetus
    CrashTestFoetus Year ago

    Nuts? DEEZ NUTZ.

  • Handguys
    Handguys Year ago

    hahaha that looks so fake but real cool i want one to keep in a pool

  • TMSNssto
    TMSNssto Year ago +19

    Linguistics is insane.

  • Ixninth Xieleveth

    original twitter before it was cool.

  • First Last
    First Last Year ago

    Hey! Bab! that's half the word babble already! The unseen patterns continue!

  • Ifromtrinidad
    Ifromtrinidad Year ago

    I had one of these fishes when i was smaller

  • Thomas van Beusekom

    i saw that episode about the pacu

  • Reragi
    Reragi Year ago

    You could say, those pacu ate a special kind of nuts.

  • Dillon Wilson
    Dillon Wilson Year ago

    In Florida I caught something called a sheepshead, which is a fish that has human-like teeth

  • Cloud Twirl
    Cloud Twirl Year ago

    Didn't the dude from River Monsters on Animal Planet discover that the Puffer Fish was actually the fish that bit the dude Testicles off???

  • Bananas and Bass
    Bananas and Bass Year ago

    I found the part about the birds and origins of language way more interesting actually !

  • Ralathor
    Ralathor Year ago

    Wait, wait, wait... So you're saying birds are flying around blatantly stating what they are doing?
    So whilst they're called babblers... They're essentially tweeting.

  • francisco valdez
    francisco valdez Year ago

    Oops I thought you were a gay😶

  • Vener  Primacio
    Vener Primacio Year ago

    is your name hank

  • annride
    annride Year ago

    OMG, I love you guys, you make my days.

  • Preeyoo
    Preeyoo Year ago

    speaking of nuts...

  • Bearboy
    Bearboy Year ago

    pacu is also known as tank busters for obviuos reason

  • Meta Grave
    Meta Grave Year ago

    dear god... theyre learning!!!

  • INSANECODMODS 13
    INSANECODMODS 13 Year ago

    Do a video on the multiverse

  • theMLG_420_ Doge
    theMLG_420_ Doge Year ago

    Go Pacus let's destroy the oceans!

  • Faustian
    Faustian Year ago

    The Sheepshead is a fish that also has teeth that look similar to human ones, nothing special here. I don't understand why this became such a big deal.

  • trizm 6ix 六
    trizm 6ix 六 Year ago +1

    I'm a fish