by Joe Cermele
Here's one from the "I Couldn't Make This Up If I Tried" file. According to Europe's Practicalfishkeeping.com, German swimmers are being blamed for the death of 500 fish in a lake near Hamburg. Apparently they just couldn't ditch the swimmy fins and pool noodles long enough to find a bathroom. From the story:
A spokesman for the local Angling Association said: "Swimmers who urinate in the lake are introducing a lot of phosphate.
The Environment Agency (E.A.) and local angling groups suspect poachers may be responsible for the death of around 1,500 fish on a stretch of the River Lark near Mildenhall, Suffolk. Distressed and dead fish were spotted by a member... Read Post
It's a pisser. Swimmers who pee in a lake could be responsible for the death of 500 fish. Experts believe a significant amount of urine in popular Eichbaum Lake in northern Germany is linked to an algae bloom that poisoned the fish.... Read Post