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Scary Images Of An Eagle Owl Swooping On Its Prey (Video)

Scary Images Of An Eagle Owl Swooping On Its Prey (Video)

Check out this amazing video of an eagle owl in action!

In case you haven’t met one of these before, the eagle owl is a very large and powerful bird, smaller than a golden eagle but larger than a snowy owl. It’s a little over two feet long, with a wingspan of around five feet.

These birds are not native to the U.S.: they are found in Europe and Russia, where they live on mountain cliffs, ravines and rocky forested terrain, although they are becoming rare.

They are also very fierce, and presumably terrifying to small mammals, if this video is anything to go by!

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11:24AM PDT on Apr 12, 2012

beautiful. wish i wasnt petrified of birds. shiver

6:48AM PDT on Apr 11, 2012

thanks for sharing

4:05PM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

I think it was beautiful. Owls are beautiful creatures!!!!!!!!!!!

6:22AM PDT on Mar 25, 2012

I must protest this title! What is it in this culture that insists that the natural order of things is "scary"? What's really scary is the industrial world's disenfranchisement with the very world that makes their existence possible.

8:46AM PDT on Mar 23, 2012

Not scary, but beautiful!

12:05PM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

Why did you call this scary? Are you a mouse? Then shut up.

12:00PM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BIRD!

11:43AM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

One of the most beautiful birds in the world. Why is this "scary" more like magnificent!

10:48AM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

Beautiful bird.

7:25AM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

Looks more like it was staged and pouncing on someone's toes. I confess, amazing shot none the less.

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