The species of Dindim normally breeds on the Patagonia coasts of Argentina and Chile which is three to five thousand miles away from where the retired fisherman lives, New York Post reported.
Athletes are facing a dilemma especially those involved in water sports due to the foul condition of Rio's water venues due to pollution.
The black mutt named Netinho Coragem, meaning "little brave one," suffered a severely damaged femur.
A public health expert urges to postpone or move the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to prevent a “full-blown global disaster” following the Zika outbreak in Brazil.
Although researchers have long believed mouse-eared bats strictly fed on insects, it appears they also consume local fruits. In doing so, they help to disperse seeds that ensures the growth of local fauna.