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New York state and city officials say it's too soon to know how the eels in Prospect Park might affect local species.New York state and city officials say it's too soon to know how the eels in Prospect Park might affect local species.

New York state and city wildlife officials say it’s too soon to know the local impact of exotic eels dumped into a Brooklyn lake last monthNew York state and city wildlife officials say it’s too soon to know the local impact of exotic eels dumped into a Brooklyn lake last month

‘Big Pile’ of Eels Dumped in NYC Park; Impact Not Yet Known – NBC New York

After dumping the eels in the lake, the man walked away, explaining to bystanders that “I just want to save lives.”

‘Big pile’ of eels dumped in NYC park; impact not yet known - silive.com

Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to see a tangle of wriggling snakes. There are no plans to eradicate the eels.Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to see a tangle of wriggling snakes. There are no plans to eradicate the eels.

'Big pile' of eels dumped in NYC park; impact not yet known

Two big bags of eels bizarrely released in Brooklyn's Prospect Park Lake could potentially cause big problems for native species.Two big bags of eels bizarrely released in Brooklyn's Prospect Park Lake could potentially cause big problems for native species.

'Big Pile' Of Live Eels Dumped In Lake In NYC Park; Impact Not Yet Known | HuffPost

New York man dumps garbage bags full of eels into Prospect Park Lake in the latest bizarre event that encapsulates 2020.We're only a scant 10 weeks out from the end of 2020, but this interminable year still has some bonkers surprises in store.

2020 Is a Garbage Bag of Loose Eels | The Mary Sue

New York state and city wildlife officials say it's too soon to know the local impact of exotic eels dumped into a Brooklyn lake last monthNew York state and city wildlife officials say it's too soon to know the local impact of exotic eels dumped into a Brooklyn lake last month

'Big pile' of eels dumped in NYC park; impact not yet known

NEW YORK — Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to see a tangle of wriggling snakes "And quite a big pile — fully alive," said Orkin, a music composer who lives near the Brooklyn park. They turned out to be eels that had escaped from one of two large plastic bags that split open as a man dragged them to the shoreline. After dumping the eels in the lake, the man walked away, explaining to bystanders NEW YORK — Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to see a tangle of wriggling snakes "And quite a big pile — fully alive," said Orkin, a music composer who lives near the Brooklyn park. They turned out to be eels that had escaped from one of two large plastic bags that split open as a man dragged them to the shoreline. After dumping the eels in the lake, the man walked away, explaining to bystanders

'Big pile' of eels dumped in NYC park; impact not yet known - News - telegram.com - Worcester, MA

NEW YORK >> Andrew Orkin was taking a break from his evening jog to sit by Prospect Park Lake when he turned around and was startled to see a tangle of wriggling snakes.

‘Big pile’ of eels dumped in New York City park; impact not yet known | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

New York City has a long history of people introducing exotic species into its parksNew York City has a long history of people introducing exotic species into its parks

'Big pile' of eels dumped in NYC park, impact not yet known | Americas – Gulf News

Officials say it’s too soon to know how they might affect local species in Prospect Park.

‘Big pile’ of Asian swamp eels dumped in New York City lake | Lewiston Sun Journal

The illegal release recently of live eels in a New York City park became a curiosity, but the dumping of exotic animals in urban parks isn’t new and has disturbed, local ecosystems.The illegal release recently of live eels in a New York City park became a curiosity, but the dumping of exotic animals in urban parks isn’t new and has disturbed, local ecosystems.

'I want to save lives,' man says as he dumps live eels into a New York City pond - The Morning Call