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eagle drags goat off the cliff

   
6:24 pm on Apr 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

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video of eagle pushing goat off the cliff - quite a hunting tactic

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6:54 pm on Apr 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

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The soundtrack & sound effects left me expecting the goat would explode on impact, just like anything does when it goes over a cliff in Hollywood!

I wonder if the eagles have developed a "matador" technique; stand on the edge and let the goats charge at you, flinging themselves off the cliff...

Must say, that's some beautiful flight footage...

10:00 pm on Apr 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Wowsers
5:49 am on Apr 25, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Don't let an Eagle get your Goat!...KF
5:43 pm on Apr 26, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I love watching birds of prey. I remember watching a nature program once and seeing a Harpy eagle with a 6-foot wingspan grab a 4-pound sloth from a tree. It came in sideways, literally angled more than 90 degress, to grab the sloth off the tree. This doesn't look like the same clip to me
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but it is still impressive. The program I was watching showed it in slow motion and it was just incredible.

Eagles are amazing but Falcons blow my mind.

2:56 am on Apr 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Coopster I think i might have seen the one your talking about on "built for the kill" ?
1:39 am on Apr 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Good stuff. If I'm ever walking along the side of a cliff and I see an eagle overhead, I'm gunna keep an eye on it.
9:41 pm on Apr 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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It was National Geographic ... I found it:
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Crazy.