Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tigerfish Lunges Out Of The Water To Eat A Bird Mid-Flight

[image]by Researchers in South Africa captured the first video footage of a freshwater fish lunging out of the water and snatching a bird in flight.
The behavior was discovered during a 15-day study on Schroda Dam, which created a man-made lake in the Mapungubwe National Park.
Freshwater fish, including some bass species, eels, and piranhas, have been shown to occasionally prey on birds that are swimming in water, or sitting on land close to the edge of the water, according to report published in the Journal of Fish Biology... Continue reading...

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