December 24, 2012
Huge Extinct Eagles Ate Monster-Sized Birds
Dan Nosowitz, Popular Science
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.
TAGGED: birds, eagles