Anemone eats bird, and other surprising animal meals

By Erika Engelhaupt, 13:14 PM May 15, 2014

There’s an old saying in journalism: If a dog bites a man, that’s not news. Man bites dog: That’s news.

So how about a sea anemone that chows down on a bird? Researchers have reported finding a giant green anemone chowing down on a young cormorant. The photo of the event looks something like a purple Thanksgiving turkey being attacked by a neon-green hairbrush.

The picture is surprising because, as researcher Lisa Guy of the University of Washington in Seattle told Deep Sea News, it’s an “examp...

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