Mother Eagle Defends Nest Against Raccoon

Mother Eagle Defends Nest Against Raccoon [VIDEO]


Raccoons often get a warm and fuzzy role in most children’s books and animal stories, butt in reality they’re a vicious predator of birds that nest on the ground, sometimes killing the nesting hen and eating the eggs. Pheasants, quail, wild turkeys, and other birds must sit and hope that raccoons don’t find them. Nesting birds are also often prey, since the these predators are excellent climbers. However, one ringtailed beast made the mistake of seeking an egg sandwich in an eagle’s nest. Watch what happens.

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