"If we and the rest of the backboned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the land's ecosystems would collapse."
David Attenborough

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Molluscivores- More Death from the Skies: Snail kite in action

Here is a nice video clip of a Snail Kite demolishing an Pomacea (Apple Snail). Watch that beak get to work on winkling out the flesh form the shell.

Read more about these birds and their prey at this MolluscPOW post from December last year.

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