A seagull has gone viral after it was captured on movie consuming a whole rat in a single gulp.
Allyson Reis awoke early on July 2 in her dwelling in Notting Hill to loud noises, British information company SWNS experiences.
Upon looking her window, she noticed a number of seagulls and a pair of magpies combating the rodent, earlier than finally killing it. That is when she was in a position to get her cellphone out to seize the seagull swallowing the rat entire.
“I ran within the bed room to get my cellphone however by the point I obtained out he killed it already,” Reis, 54, mentioned. “There have been two different seagulls and two magpies however the seagull that had caught the rat had chased off the opposite ones after which that was it — he was simply consuming it. It was disgusting.”
Reis believes the birds have grown determined for meals in the course of the coronavirus lockdown, which has impacted international locations all over the world, together with the U.Okay.
“I believe it is getting a lot worse as a result of there’s no meals for them to eat,” Reis defined.
Two weeks earlier, Reis mentioned she noticed seagulls consuming a useless crow.
The U.Okay. has been one of the crucial impacted international locations by the pandemic, with greater than 288,000 reported circumstances of COVID-19, leading to over 44,600 deaths, in response to information compiled by Johns Hopkins College.