Fish catches bird in flight
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The waters of the African lake seem calm and peaceful. A few migrant swallows flit near the surface. Suddenly, leaping from the water, a fish grabs one of the famously speedy birds straight out of the air! This swallow-swallowing behaviour, long talked about anecdotally, has now been documented by scientists for the first time. Footage by Nature.com http://www.nature.com/news/video-fish-leaps-to-catch-birds-on-the-wing-1.14496