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True Predator pedantry



Roger Stephenson informed us:

>I've been following the predation-scavaging thread and done a little
>research. As far as I can tell there is one and only one extant absolute
>predator. Pandion haliaetus, or Osprey. This member of the family
>Pandiondae will not take or eat a dead fish or take a fish killed by
>another, and they feed exculsively on fish...

Better make that the _adult_ osprey.  

Hmm, it's so much easier to make picky corrections to other people's 
research than do your own.

                                                                Regards,

                                                                        Bill