Every once in a while you run across a strange encounter — like this battle between a Double-crested Cormorant and an eel at Mill Creek Point on the hackensack River last week.
At first, it looked like the cormorant had things under control. Then the eel wrapped itself around the cormorant's neck.
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The encounter ended when the cormorant dived, then surfaced without the eel.