Watch a tigerfish snatch a bird in mid-flight for the first time

So you're a swallow just flying along and *BAM* a fish jumps out and snatches you from the air. Scientists have been hearing rumors about this bird-eating-tigerfish for years but never put much stock in the rumors. At a lake in South Africa's Mapungubwe National Park, however, they saw this happen twenty times.


"[T]he first reaction was one of pure joy, because we realized that we were spectators to something really incredible and unique," one of the scientists told Nature. And now you can see for yourself in the video.

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