Woodpecker and Weasel

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Birds, Mammals, Natural History
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No not some new local public house, but a picture that is doing the rounds on the internet and in the UK newspapers. Is it real (some have doubted) but it is one of a sequence of shoots taken by Photographer Martin Le May of a weasel attacking a Green Woodpecker which then takes to the air with the weasel still clinging to its back.

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The full sequence can be seen at:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2977184/Stop-goes-weasel-Woodpecker-pictured-flight-small-mammal-hitching-lift-back.html

If you want to see some alternatives this article is quite funny

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/weird-news/the-weasel-riding-woodpecker-photoshops-have-begun-10082831.html

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Comments
  1. sed30 says:

    Reblogged this on sed30's Blog and commented:
    Hard to believe

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