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...great tits have been observed searching for, killing and eating hibernating pipistrelle bats in a cave in Hungary. The researchers who reported this behaviour over a period of three years, believe it is an opportunistic response to local winter food scarcity.

Ecological pressure can lead to surprising innovations in animal behaviour; data shows that non-migrating birds, such as great tits, are adaptive feeders, often finding new opportunities for successful winter feeding behaviours.

Red in tooth and claw…

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