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Coot about to attempt to rip the head of its own baby! © Susie Kearley

Coots Murder Their Own Babies! These Photos Will Shock You!

A few weeks ago I visited London Wetland Centre, where I came across this alarming scene of a coot attacking its baby. I shouted at the parent to leave the poor baby alone, but she wouldn’t.

I’ve now discovered that coots murder their own babies!



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Susie Kearley

Freelance writer on writing, environment, health, animals, psych. Qualified in nutrition, psychology, MBA Join Medium