Florida Woman Hospitalized After Sturgeon Leaps From Water and Knocks Her Off Boat
Sturgeons are big, ugly fish that look like something a dinosaur crapped out a few million years ago that never properly evolved. Some can top 200 pounds and grow up to seven feet in length, yet they have no internal skeleton and are covered with razor-sharp scutes. And though they're not known for attacking humans, they're quiet capable of inflicting serious injuries to unsuspecting boaters.
While a woman being knocked out by a hideous flying fish sounds hilarious, Karen Parker of FWC says leaping sturgeon are a serious problem on the river and have injured at least 30 people since 2006.
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