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Fw: Long, long last gasp. (fwd)



> Some raptors, e.g. buzzards, occasionally prey on bats in the evening, as
> soon as there's enough light. Some years ago, as my father was preparing
to
> leave the banks of a river after having been fishing till late at the
> evening, here in South Belgium, he was watching a bat catching insect over
> the river. Suddenly a buzzard swiftly came and caught the bat in its
claws.

I've seen this on tv: an eagle who was hunting flying dogs (bigger cousin of
flying fox), and even with huge holes in their wing they still could fly
quite well, this makes one wonder, would ptero's be able to do this?

Thomas