Vegetarian tortoise attacks and eats bird in ‘horrifying’ video

Watch out for tortoises.

While it’s been believed that tortoises are vegetarian, a newly released video seems to suggest otherwise. According to researchers, changes in the environment may have caused certain animals to change their behaviors.

Footage filmed on Fregate Island in the Indian Ocean shows a tortoise attacking and then eating a tern chick. Cambridge University released the video on various platforms, where it called out the odd behavior for a supposedly ‘vegetarian’ animal.

Dr. Justin Gerlach, who is a director of studies at Peterhouse, Cambridge and an affiliated researcher at the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology, led

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Giant tortoises are massive animals; males can weigh more than 700 pounds. They devour a lot of greens, primarily grasses and leaves, and can eat up to 11% of the vegetation in their home turf, so to speak.

But Anna Zora, a conservation manager at the private Frégate Island in the Seychelles Islands, was observing birds in July 2020 and happened upon a tortoise stalking a tern chick on a log and decided

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‘Horrifying’ video captures tortoise eating baby bird

A Seychelles giant tortoise apparently defied its historically plant-based diet when it was spotted snacking on a baby bird — a “horrifying” moment, scientists said.

Ecological researchers at the University of Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology caught the disturbing incident on video, which occurred in July 2020 on Frégate Island in the Indian Ocean.

“This is completely unexpected behavior and has never been seen before in wild tortoises,” said lead researcher Justin Gerlach, director of studies at Peterhouse Cambridge college, in a statement on Monday, according to CNN.

“The giant tortoise pursued the tern chick along a log, finally killing

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