Wels Catfish Filmed Hunting and Killing Pigeons
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A new study has revealed that the Wels catfish (Silurus glanis) is successful at hunting birds on the shore. The research found the catfish were able to catch a pigeon 28 percent of the time, out of 45 observed behaviors where they neared the beach. Scientists say the fish may have adapted to the behavior to forage for food.
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