Osprey & Needlefish

taken at Sanibel Island, FL

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Osprey - Pandionidae Pandion haliaetus

A strange-looking fish. A search on the internet states that there are two recorded instances of a needlefish killing a human, both while jumping out of the water trying to escape being eaten by a larger fish. In one case the needlefish managed to hit a fisherman in the eye, in the other between the ribs and into the heart.