How to Catch a Bird… If You’re a Fish

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Some toothy tigerfish have been documented catching unlikely prey in the most unlikely of ways: snatching birds right out of the sky.

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Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_vittatus_The_fishes_of_the_Nile_(Pl._XVII)_(6961607491).jpg
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