Goofy pufferfish shows off her oversized gnashers in smiley snap

Goofy pufferfish shows off her oversized gnashers in smiley snap


A GOOFY pufferfish shows off the toothy smile that almost caused her to starve to death.

Goldie the porcupine pufferfish could not eat properly because of her oversized gnashers.

Goldie the porcupine pufferfish could not eat properly because of her oversized gnashers

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Goldie the porcupine pufferfish could not eat properly because of her oversized gnashersCredit: SWNS
Goldie was treated by a vet who put her in anaesthetic water and lifted her out occasionally to burr down the inch-long teeth

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Goldie was treated by a vet who put her in anaesthetic water and lifted her out occasionally to burr down the inch-long teethCredit: SWNS

A vet put the five-year-old in anaesthetic water and lifted her out occasionally to burr down the inch-long teeth.

When lifted out she was held in a damp towel to protect against her inflating defence mechanism.

Owner Mark Byatt, 64, of Leybourne, Kent, said: She is thriving and none the worse for her visit to the dentist.”

When lifted out she was held in a damp towel to protect against her inflating defence mechanism

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When lifted out she was held in a damp towel to protect against her inflating defence mechanismCredit: SWNS

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