An ambulance team was called to the scene. One of the EMTs, Marcelo Araujo Tamada, posted photos of the catfish spines stuck in the woman’s belly on Facebook.
Tamada told Globo.com that the victim was taken to a hospital to have the spines removed.
She is reportedly recovering from the painful ordeal.
Need proof that being impaled by a catfish isn’t exactly the cat’s meow? Take a look at this 2012 video showing what happens when one gets stuck in one woman’s leg.
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