Sunday, May 11, 2008

Picnic in the park...

Families and tourists in a London park were left shocked when a pelican picked up and swallowed a pigeon. The unusual wildlife spectacle in St James's Park was caught on camera by photographer Cathal McNaughton. He said the Eastern White pelican had the unfortunate pigeon in its beak for more than 20 minutes before swallowing it whole. A park spokesman said: "It is almost unheard of for a pelican to eat a bird.

Here's the video of course.

- via The Church Millitant

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