Researchers at Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama conducting a two-year study focusing on the diets of Tiger Sharks in the Gulf of Mexico have made an alarming discovery: not only are these sharks eating the expected fish and other assorted marine organisms, but they’re also eating land-based songbirds! ABC reports that the sharks are now known to devour migrating birds such as woodpeckers, tanagers, meadowlarks, catbirds, kingbirds, and swallows. Yikes! Researchers posit a link to the hazards of lighted oil and gas platforms, but I’m thinking Land Sharks…
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