Super Scooper

Zoo Zone

September 27, 2000

Super Scooper

Unlike ducks, pelicans have webs connecting all four toes--great feet for walking, wading and swimming. Their bills have a fleshy pouch that acts like a big net to catch their food. Most pelicans hunt for food together, pushing fish into shallow water where it is easy for the birds to scoop them up.

What's for dinner

Pelicans eat fish, and only fish!

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