More Fun Animal Pics from AMC

We got so much postive response from the last set of pictures, we thought you might enjoy some more!

Enjoy and have a great day,

Dr. Bart









Archerfish target shoot with ‘skillfully thrown’ water

Archerfish hunt by shooting jets of water at unsuspecting prey on leaves or twigs above, knocking them into the water below before gobbling them up. Now, a study finds that those fish are much more adaptable and skillful target-shooters than anyone had given them credit for. The fish really do use water as a tool making them the first known tool-using animal to adaptively change the hydrodynamic properties of a free jet of water.

Bluefin tuna found hunting for mackerel in East Greenland waters

On a warm summer day in August 2012, Greenlandic fishermen and biologists caught an unusual catch while conducting an exploratory fishery for mackerel. Three large bluefin tuna were among the several tonnes of mackerel that were caught that summer. The presence of bluefin tuna in waters near Greenland is a very rare event, and there are no other scientific reports of its presence so far north as the Denmark Strait.