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Captured fish seen smoking a cigarette (video)

By Mason White 2:59 PM August 5, 2014
Fish smoking cigarette 

By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) A fish enjoyed puffing a cigarette moments after being captured, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.

The shocking video shows how a group of people forced the cigarette into the mouth of the fish.

The video was uploaded to LiveLeak and YouTube, and it went viral. However, the video has attracted strong criticism for its cruelty.

On the video, the fish is seen sitting upright on a wooden board on a boat with the lit cigarette stuck in its mouth. The fish is seen puffing on the cigarette for about 30 seconds before it fell from its mouth.

“It is cruel. The fish should be in the water, not smoking a cigarette,” one man commented on YouTube. Another added: “That’s horrible. Let’s see if these guys can breathe in the water.”

Animal rights activists condemned the incident.