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mojaveman 05-22-2018 22:38

Bald eagle takes small fox airborne
 
Guess the fox and his lunch were just a little too heavy for that bird. :D



http://www.foxnews.com/science/2018/...ic-images.html

PSM 05-23-2018 00:52

When we first moved to SE AZ, my avatar dog was snoozing outside. I watched a hawk spiral down towards him. At about 6' it broke off the approach. :D

Requiem 05-25-2018 15:31

Word of the Day: kleptoparasitism
 
Impressive high-res photos of the event by Kevin Ebi, a pro wildlife photographer.

He says on his blog: A couple of days ago, I captured an especially dramatic act of thievery. I saw a bald eagle steal a rabbit from a young red fox. Even more impressive: at times, this battle played out more than 20 feet in the air. It happened as I was photographing the foxes in the San Juan Island National Historical Park on San Juan Island in Washington state.

Larger photos: Here.


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