The freshwater turtle species has an average bite force of 150 to 209 Newtons. They are running rampant in China, thanks to pet shops that sell their hatchlings to unaware customers, who release the animals into the wild when they begin to exhibit their fierce side.
American singer-songwriter Meghan Trainer might be “all about that bass,” but conservationists certainly aren’t. The largemouth bass, a carnivorous fish from the U.S., swallows up anything in its path, from fish to frogs and even small birds and mammals.
An agricultural pest, the sweet potato whitefly was first found feasting on a crop of sweet potatoes in the U.S. in 1897. Now in China, it poses a genuine threat to farming communities.
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