While you might think that a fish would stand no chance against a bird, a new video has seen the tables turn.
The nail-biting footage shows a pike grabbing a grebe and slowly yanking it underwater in a river in Zegveld, the Netherlands.
Onlookers - Battle - Stick - Fish - Course
Onlookers intervened in the battle by throwing a stick at the fish, which many have criticised as disrupting the course of nature.
The video was filmed in a river in Zegveld and has had over 300,000 views on YouTube.
Video - Pike - Grebe - Mouth - Bird
In the video, a huge pike can be seen holding a grebe in its mouth, while the bird struggles to pull itself away.
This tug-of-war continues for around 30 seconds, before the pike yanks the bird underwater.
Pair - Re-emerge - Surface - Bird - Fish
The squabbling pair re-emerge at the surface, and the bird can be seen trying to bite the fish to urge it to let go.
At this point, an onlooker decides to intervene by throwing a stick at...