Bald Eagles Are Back. And They Want to Eat Your Pets.

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  1. 19Crib

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    https://www.wsj.com/articles/bald-e...uver-11621012685?st=202ku93w74cm293&mod=sbacq

    That’s why you keep your little ankle biter on a leash.

     
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    Fortunately the few in this area tend to stick to the river and the countryside. I did have a smaller one roost on top of the light pole at my old house one day for awhile. Haven't seen them in a couple years though I hear they are still around. Last time I saw one it was coming up off the river over an overpass I was on. Can't say that I am a fan of them generally anyway.
     
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    Here in Dallas, my neighborhood has lots of tall trees [mostly oak and pecan], lots of squirrels and hungry hawks.

    I sometimes see a hawk fly into my neighbor's tree. While he perches watching for a squirrel he is almost invisible.

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    Last time I was in Alaska, the were like pigeons.
     
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    They are impressive predators, but we haven't had any problems with the ones who have passed through here.

    Where in AK were you?

    I spent a summer out in Nushegak near Bristol Bay many moons ago and it was one of the best experiences of my life. I love Alaska.
     
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    Predators' are gonna be predators, and easy pickings are always a target...chickens, baby animals, pets , anything that be overpowered and/or carried away....why in more agrarian times they were deemed pests and shot on sight.
     
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    They are classed as birds of prey for a reason.
     

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