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Toad tries to eat bat, park
ranger gets this crazy photo

Los Angeles Times, by Deborah Netburg

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Posted By:PageTurner, 9/26/2013 9:54:31 PM

Talk about a bat aftertaste. That strange looking photo you see above is a cane toad attempting to eat a bat in the Peruvian rain forest. Fortunately for the bat, the toad was not successful. Moments after park ranger Yufani Olaya snapped this bizarre picture, the toad spat the bat out, and it eventually flew away. Olaya told conservation biologist Phil Torres that the toad didn´t even have to work for its almost-bat-dinner. "Out of nowhere the bat just flew directly into the mouth of the toad, which almost seemed to be sitting with its mouth wide open," Olaya said. If you´re wondering how a

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 9/26/2013 10:34:40 PM     (No. 9538724)

That is one STRANGE looking photo! Something you don´t see every day.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shells, 9/26/2013 10:55:56 PM     (No. 9538744)

Put a wig on that toad and its dressed as Chelsea for Halloween.

Sorry, but she´s fair game these days.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bob913, 9/26/2013 11:14:49 PM     (No. 9538767)

It looks like a Star Wars bat.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 9/27/2013 12:16:53 AM     (No. 9538816)

Looks photoshopped.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/27/2013 6:14:53 AM     (No. 9538957)

I can´t get rid of the visual of demonrats eating everything in sight.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 9/27/2013 6:59:53 AM     (No. 9539012)

I just love Hillary!´s new look!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cheeflo, 9/27/2013 10:23:15 AM     (No. 9539345)

Another small creature with ambitious dietary aspirations. I´ve always thought it interesting that you can buy beef cat food. Trying to imagine my little Twink taking down a steer.

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