Nobody’s Laughing, Especially The Fish

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals threatened to sabotage a major Texas bass-fishing tournament by dumping sedatives into the lake. Officials at the Texas Park and Wildlife Department and the municipal water authority took the threats seriously and mobilized rangers to guard against any drug-dumping activists. Late yesterday, a PETA spokeswoman revealed it was a hoax. “[T]he important thing to remember is the fish have nothing to laugh about,” she said. Neither do the water officials, warning Texas taxpayers “A lot of resources have been dedicated to this silly thing created by PETA.”

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