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Baby Weasel Takes A Magical Ride On Woodpecker’s Back

This is the magical moment a baby weasel hitches a ride on the back of a woodpecker.

The photos were taken by Martin Le-May, a photographer from East London who said he was walking in the park when he noticed some commotion nearby.

A bird flew right past them with a small mammal on its back, that’s what prompted him to pull out his camera and take these photos.

What initially seemed like a magical moment, turned out just to be a fight for survival between a woodpecker and a weasel.

When the woodpecker landed, the pair battled it out a little before the bird flew away.

Weasels are known to rob bird nests and even attack birds, Le may wrote on a post: “The woodpecker left with its life. The weasel just disappeared into the long grass, hungry.

Written by Joe Kahlo

After years of writing in the financial industry, Joe was finally able to focus his writing on what he loves, Animals!