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Evie the Eagle Plays Fetch

August 5, 2008

We’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to show you something really cool.

Ever wanted to play fetch with a bird that has a wingspan of 8 feet and talons large enough to wrap around a tennis ball? Meet Evie the Eagle:

This trick is super-advanced flighted retrieve (i.e., not just retrieve, not just flying to retrieve and flying back, but catching the object mid-air and returning it. Wow! (Here’s the newspaper story on Evie and her handler)

And now back to parrot stuff.

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