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First ever video of a fish leaping out of the water to prey on flying birds

January 10th, 2014 11:25 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

First ever video of a fish leaping out of the water to prey on flying birds

This video found on the web shows an African tigerfish leaping out of a lake and snatching a swallow out of mid air. It is the first confirmed record of a freshwater fish preying on a bird in flight, according to Nature.com

Researches say they saw as many as 20 successful strikes during a research trip. Read the rest of the article here.



Story found on Reddit, via Nature.com

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