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Golden Eagle attacks Doe Deer - Real or Photoshopped?
Posted: 28 December 2011 01:14 PM   [ Ignore ]
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my husband and i are split. i say its real, he says its photoshopped. what do you think?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8979846/Doe-attacked-by-golden-eagle.html

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Posted: 28 December 2011 05:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I believe it.  There is a youtube video of a Golden Eagle that actually succeeds.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b10hCeRtfjc

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Posted: 28 December 2011 06:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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i say its real…....

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Posted: 28 December 2011 09:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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It is most certainly real. Here is a thread on the Illinois Birders Forum where a member saw this happen in Illinois and got some great pics. Jeff linked to it either here or on PSO.

http://www.ilbirds.com/index.php?topic=32809.0

Golden Eagles are fairly rare in Illinois.

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Posted: 28 December 2011 11:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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thanks guys. i win!!!!!!!!!!!! yay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

we think we saw a golden eagle near starved rock last winter. it was HUGE!

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Posted: 29 December 2011 09:25 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Looks real to me.  That fawn had a double white neck patch.

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