China has been captivated by a hunt for an elusive fish that many have been calling a  ‘monster’ after it was seen in a lake in a central Chinese city. Photo: Handout
China has been captivated by a hunt for an elusive fish that many have been calling a ‘monster’ after it was seen in a lake in a central Chinese city. Photo: Handout

Fugitive ‘monster fish’: Chinese city drains entire lake to hunt elusive creature that has razor-sharp teeth as nation watches anxiously

  • Millions tuned into a live stream of the lake-draining operation, hoping to catch a glimpse of the ‘highly dangerous strange fish from America’
  • Workers tried various ways to catch the fish including hiring hunters and using sonar before deciding to drain the 200,000-cubic-metre lake

China has been captivated by a hunt for an elusive fish that many have been calling a  ‘monster’ after it was seen in a lake in a central Chinese city. Photo: Handout
China has been captivated by a hunt for an elusive fish that many have been calling a ‘monster’ after it was seen in a lake in a central Chinese city. Photo: Handout
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