Fish Soars to Devour Bird (Nature)

The bird-eating tendencies of the ferocious African tigerfish have historically been discarded as mere myth — that is, until now. Legend became fact when a group of scientists witnessed one of these magnificent creatures spring from the murky depths and sink its teeth into a passing swallow. This video and supplementary text by Nature allow viewers to observe a food chain reversal with their own eyes. The footage is truly spectacular (and the banjo music doesn’t hurt either).

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