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Thread: Eagle vs "Mountain Goat"

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    Eagle vs "Mountain Goat"

    Pretty impressive clip, love how the "mountain goat's" buddy has got his back the whole way.

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    Impressive. It's a chamois

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    Bloody hell they are ballsy. I would have thought it would have taken on a young one but no, straight to a fully grown adult. Bird got banged up a fair bit as well.
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    Haha yes I had to smile when I saw it labelled as a goat, one of the guys here on the farm had to point out that it must be a goat since the media said so, my staff know I hate them calling chamois "goats", it's kind of a running joke around here, me:"I'm not going to be available on the phone for a couple of days, I'm going for a look for a chamois" Them: "you're going goat hunting?" Smart asses

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    Once the talons are in they aint coming out. Got taken for a hell ride.
    Still I reckon this dudes tougher
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    If you look at the end of the video, there is a second eagle ( probably the male, which would be smaller)flying just above them.

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    I recon it got to a point then couldn't let go .

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    Yeah looked to me like the eagle was pretty gutted to be hanging on till the end



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