December 24, 2012

Huge Extinct Eagles Ate Monster-Sized Birds

Dan Nosowitz, Popular Science


AP Photo

Last night, a video supposedly showing a golden eagle swooping down to pluck a toddler from a Montreal park--it was unsuccessful, luckily--hit the internet. Great video! This morning, avian experts both amateur and professional began weighing in, saying the video was doctored, that the bird in question was not actually a golden eagle, that the bird's behavior is unusual and that, all in all, it's probably fake.

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TAGGED: Birds, Eagles