Lake in Colorado is overrun with goldfish

April 7, 2015 7:36 PM

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Lake in Colorado is overrun with goldfish

Keeping a few goldfish alive in a bowl can seem tough enough. Boulder is facing a very different problem. A press release put out by Colorado Parks and Wildlife explains that goldfish have multiplied into the thousands in the 12-acre Teller Lake #5.

ABC News reports that they may now number as high as 4,000, and that wildlife officials suspect they started as perhaps four or five abandoned pets two or three years ago.

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