When witnessing a golden eagle descend upon a Sika deer with vicious intent, sinking its sharp talons into its hind, only then do you appreciate how nice it is not to have to worry about your own position within the food chain. The savage …
For decades, circumstantial evidence has shown that golden eagles do indeed attack large mammals like deer and even bear cubs. But in a paper published Monday in the Journal of Raptor Research, Linda Kerley of the Zoological Society …
"The scientific literature is full of references to golden eagle attacks on different animals from around the world, from things as small as rabbits -- their regular prey -- to coyote and deer, and even one record in 2004 of an eagle taking a brown …
There’s just three photos covering two-seconds, but they are very rare since they capture an event not seen before: A golden eagle swoops onto the back of a sika deer, drives it to the ground and (not photographed) kills it. "I saw the …
A golden eagle attacking and killing a young deer were captured on camera trap set out for endngered Siberian tigers in Russia Far East. Researchers said it may be the first "documentation" of a large bird attack large mammals after …
Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 9:06 am For decades, circumstantial evidence has shown that golden eagles do indeed attack large mammals like deer and even bear cubs. But in a paper published Monday in the Journal …