It’s Not Even Safe to Go Near the Water

A new study into the diets of Gulf tiger sharks found the scavengers are not only feeding on marine animals but also land-based birds, including woodpeckers, swallows, tanagers, meadowlarks and others.“We were not expecting to see this. It certainly prompts a series of questions, the most obvious being ‘How does a land bird end up in the water as food for sharks?” said lead researcher Marcus Drymon of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama.

via Land birds become tiger shark meals |


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