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Piranhas

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Did you know?

The species is deemed as one of the more dangerous and aggressive of its kind and is famously known for its razor-sharp bite that's capable of taking mouth-sized chunks of flesh out of other organisms.

Fun facts about Piranhas that you may not believe:

  • Piranhas bark!
  • The word piranha means “fish tooth”
  • Piranhas have lived in South America for millions of years
  • Piranha teeth are intense but replaceable
  • The Piranha family includes both Carnivorous and Vegetarian species, some are cannibals!
  • When hunting prey, piranhas go for the tail and eyes
  • Piranhas swim in schools for safety, not strength
  • Pirhana only attack for food and even then they are mainly scavengers that pray on injured or dead flesh
  • They are quite shy and retiring when not hungry
  • Piranhas seem to be attracted to noise, splashing and blood

Encounter Details

Visitors will be able to witness a feeding frenzy like no other, as the hungry 1,000 Piranhas devour their food with their razor-sharp teeth. The session will take place once a day at 16: 00 pm. Experts will always be on hand to educate the guest and visitors.

How can you book it?

The Piranhas experience is very unique and is all inclusive in the entry ticket for The Green Planet. Please ask for this when entering The Green Planet Dubai and one of our staff will be happy to assist you.