Killer Catfish Hunting Pigeons (Video)

OMG, Sci/Tech — By on 2012/12/06 7:58 PM

Killer Catfish Hunting Pigeons

Tarn catfish grabbing pigeon. Photo: plosone.org


A group of European catfish at the River Tarn in Southwestern France swim onto the shore and grab resting pigeons. The hunting habits of the Tarn catfishes are so similar to orcas that Julien Cucherousset from Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse calls them freshwater killer whales.

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