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Incredible! Watch great blue heron swallow huge fish

You may have seen a snake swallow a big animal, but have you ever seen a bird do it?

David Dickinson created this dramatic video photo essay of a great blue heron spearing and swallowing a huge carp in the floodplain of the Rio Grande in New Mexico’s Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge on October 29, 2013.

He said the whole thing – from soup to nuts, if you will – took 11 minutes.

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Bottom line: Video photo essay shows great blue heron spearing and swallowing a huge carp.

Eleanor Imster

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