Eating big zander kills pike

This video is called Northern pike, Esox lucius, swallows a trout.

According to Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad of 24 October, a dead pike was found in Maasdam village.

The pike was 125 cm in size. It had tried to eat a 75 cm big zander. The zander was too big, killing the pike by choking.

Cormorants don’t eat fish over 48 centimeter, the usual maximum for herons is 16 cm.

January 2013: Anglers are scratching their heads after a pike was found dead with a zander – a fish of similar size – jammed in its mouth in the Netherlands: here.

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