Carp bomb: Carp v. cooperation

Recently, five Great Lakes states sued the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and the U.S. Corps of Engineers over the Asian carp issue.

But, shortly after that, a group of Great Lakes leaders — including Chicago Mayor Richard Daley — announced a plan to collaborate on a $2 million study to determine the best way to keep invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River basins.

It’s a scientific fact that nothing angers up the blood of Asian carp more than interstate cooperation. So it’s no surprise that the announcement has rekindled the carps’ previously documented (see here and here) hunger for human children:

Photo: Greg Bensinger

Thanks to flickr user gbensinger for the contribution. Here’s the place to check out past carp bombs and learn how to get in on the fun.

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