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May 17 2013

Your average African day when a croc catches a vulture

A dead hippo attracks all kind of birds. This video shows the carnivore wild in its purest form. And there is this crocodile… httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO5Z_o71vec

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Feb 29 2012

Lions catch Grey Heron in Dutch Zoo Artis

A tantalizing but horrific video from youtube. In Amsterdam a band of Lions catch a Grey Heron. This video featured on the major news channels. Enjoy while you can, I didnt ask for permission to feature it on PoB but I could not resist showing it to you. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMPE1PXFb8 original video by: Shirroy100

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Jul 31 2011

Toucans Wearing GPS Backpacks Help Smithsonian Scientists Study Seed Dispersal

ScienceDaily (July 28, 2011) — Nutmeg-loving toucans wearing GPS transmitters recently helped a team of scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama address an age-old problem in plant ecology: accurately estimating seed dispersal. The tracking data revealed what scientists have long suspected: toucans are excellent seed dispersers, particularly in the morning. Also, for …

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