Catfish attack pigeon

catfish eat pigeonWe all saw images of orcas hunting penguins or sea lions on a beach: they jump suddenly out of water, and grab their prey. In this video the same tactic  by beaching is employed by a gang of catfish against pigeons.
The impressive hunting technique of  killer whales has been transposed in freshwater: two successful attacks for two failed.
This video was filmed in southern France by scientists studying the behavior of catfish.

catfisk attack

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