Penguin-cams capture the birds feasting on JELLYFISH in 'unexpected' discovery



Jellyfish and other gelatinous sea creatures aren't the most energy-rich prey on the food chain – but, penguins prefer to snack on them anyway.
Recent studies have suggested that penguins may accidentally consume these low calorie animals when hunting other food sources, such as fish or crustaceans.
But, new footage collected by mini video recorders strapped to the backs of the flightless birds has now revealed that this is not the case.
Instead, in behaviour scientists say is 'hard to believe,' the penguins were found to actively target the so-called 'gelata,' confirming that they are... read more

 
26 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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