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Eagle doing the breast stroke to retrieve dinner
You Tube ^ | 3-29-12

Posted on 03/29/2012 8:50:32 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Ever See An Eagle Do The Breast Stroke? This footage was taken at MallardLakes subdivision in Baton Rouge .. Someone had shot a nutria, and it was floating dead in the water. I can't believe what this eagle did to bring that nutria in. I never saw an Eagle doing a breast-stroke before.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/87xNpOYOlQ4?rel=0

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TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: batonrouge; eagle; mallardlakes; nutria

1 posted on 03/29/2012 8:50:42 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic; SJackson

Here’s one for your outdoor list.

http://www.youtube.com/embed/87xNpOYOlQ4?rel=0


2 posted on 03/29/2012 8:52:26 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Not a breaststroke. More like a butterfly.


3 posted on 03/29/2012 9:04:54 AM PDT by Ragnar54 (Obama replaced Osama as America's worst enemy)
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To: Ragnar54

Came here to say that . . . left instead.


4 posted on 03/29/2012 9:09:25 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: afraidfortherepublic

That’s pretty cool. I had no idea Eagles would float on water or swim. He was a good swimmer. That’s not something you see everyday.

What was he trying to catch? Was it a dead fish?


5 posted on 03/29/2012 9:18:17 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Ragnar54
Eagles are not afraid to get wet and not particularly shy when a good meal is involved.

When I was young, I regularly went canoeing on a favorite river in Minnesota. It was not unusual to see eagles and, on occasion, even see them swoop down for fish.

6 posted on 03/29/2012 9:21:17 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

That eagle would have to be quick about it in the Northwest. Some orca would be along in a flash to turn him into a snack.


7 posted on 03/29/2012 9:28:19 AM PDT by lurk
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To: No Socialist

It’s a nutria. That is a mammal similar to the muskrat.


8 posted on 03/29/2012 9:31:56 AM PDT by magslinger (If I wanted to vote for a Commie I would vote for Obammie. He has a chance of winning.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Ever See An Eagle Do The Breast Stroke?

Technically, it was a butterfly stroke. Still, it was cool video.

9 posted on 03/29/2012 10:08:35 AM PDT by Ol' Dan Tucker (People should not be afraid of the government. Government should be afraid of the people)
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To: No Socialist

Sorry. It was a dead nutria (which is a big rat-like animal). Apparently the folks in Baton Rouge who were taking the video had never seen an eagle do that before. As a matter of fact, I don’t think the eagle knew he could do it!


10 posted on 03/29/2012 10:13:29 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I’m from PA. Went to Seattle area for my SIL’s funeral. Went to a restaurant for a breakfast and saw at least 12 eagles around the back of the restaurant. I said “WOW! Look at all the eagles!” My brother said “Humph. Dumpster chickens.”


11 posted on 03/29/2012 10:16:43 AM PDT by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Bookmark


12 posted on 03/29/2012 10:28:53 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Too funny!


13 posted on 03/29/2012 10:54:28 AM PDT by bgill
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Where there is a will there is a way


14 posted on 03/29/2012 4:18:45 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (We kneel to no prince but the Prince of Peace)
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