Pretty graphic. Sent to me in an e-mail, supposed to be in Wyoming. Interesting stuff.
I always figured an eagle could take a pronghorn or a small deer.
Possibly/Probably gunshot first?
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Interesting photos, Guy...
Nature's cruelty to go along with nature's beauty - - from the human perspective.
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I've read that this is actually fairly common - particularly when there is some ice and snow on the ground and the antelope or deer can't run as well. The eagles will attack, sometimes solo, sometimes as a pair. They don't need their prey to be wounded first.
I sure hadn't ever seen photos of it before though.
When I was in my mid teens (15-16 50 + years ago ) I read stories of hunters out west hunting GOLDEN eagles to protect their sheep.
Bald EAGLES were not legal !
Yeah, hipshot, golden eagles were hunted. My H.S. out west was the "Eagles," and we had a 'local' golden eagle (stuffed) in the trophy display case all the while I was there. It was put there 'round about the time that H.S. building was built (early 1960s), IIRC.
How bout sicking PETA on them eagles Maybe they can get them to become veggies! LOL
T-o-m who'd a never thot an eagle could take a 'lope
Yep M700 that's hard to look at. Makes me think how easy I got it. Warm dry house, Hot&cold water... guns to do my bidding for me.
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