Thursday, May 31, 2012

Hooded Merganser vs. Crayfish

Male Hooded Merganser
eats a crayfish
(c) John AshleyA male Hooded Merganser turns a live crayfish around in its beak before swallowing it whole. They'll often break the pinchers off first, but not this time. Sorta' makes me wonder what that feels like in one's stomach...