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October 8, 2011 2:37 PM   Subscribe

Eagle, in glorious high-speed HD resolution. [SLYT]
posted by stonepharisee (20 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
Owl. Doh'
posted by stonepharisee at 2:38 PM on October 8, 2011


Awesome! Also, I guess you're right on both counts - it's an Eagle-Owl.
posted by koeselitz at 3:10 PM on October 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


The opening of the talons really tied it all together.
posted by Horselover Phattie at 3:18 PM on October 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


Wow. Now I'm going to go trawling YouTube for more high-speed HD captures of neat things. There goes my afternoon.
posted by spitefulcrow at 3:42 PM on October 8, 2011


That is goose-bump beautiful. Thanks.
posted by Leon at 3:47 PM on October 8, 2011


Now we know how it feels to be a rabbit.
posted by rtha at 3:56 PM on October 8, 2011 [2 favorites]


It won't survive long in the wild if it always moves that slow.
posted by anothermug at 4:07 PM on October 8, 2011 [8 favorites]


anothermug: it exclusively hunts the slow loris, and is known to camouflage itself by hiding on pillars marking the edges of driveways.
posted by IAmBroom at 4:41 PM on October 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


YES! I WILL HUG YOU!!

::stretches out arms::
posted by quin at 4:58 PM on October 8, 2011


I WAS WRONG!! IT DIDN'T WANT A HUG!!
posted by quin at 4:59 PM on October 8, 2011 [6 favorites]


quin, it may want to hug you for the rest of your life.

Don't mess with the


slow


loris.
posted by IAmBroom at 5:17 PM on October 8, 2011


And THEN what happened?
posted by lollusc at 6:23 PM on October 8, 2011


He vomited bones.
posted by Horselover Phattie at 6:37 PM on October 8, 2011 [3 favorites]


Am I to take it that the film stopped because the eagle ate the photographer? Because that is... well, dedication to one's craft.
posted by GenjiandProust at 6:39 PM on October 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


And then... I found five dollars!
posted by Sportbilly at 7:20 PM on October 8, 2011


it may want to hug you for the rest of your life.

Oh, I've danced with the loris before, and I've found that sometimes the slow loris is happy, other times, it is sad.
posted by quin at 8:08 PM on October 8, 2011 [1 favorite]


The utter lack of expression on that bird's face is downright unsettling. I mean, I get that their faces are just built that way and that it's silly to anthropomorphize, but it still gives me the shivers.
posted by Scientist at 10:07 PM on October 8, 2011


There's something about the way it holds its head that really reminds me of my cat. Very still intense stare whilst precisely throwing the claws at a target. I wonder if owls get over confident and fall off things like she does.
posted by vbfg at 4:37 AM on October 9, 2011 [2 favorites]


20 seconds more! It needs 20 seconds more
posted by Redhush at 9:21 PM on October 9, 2011


wow...

There is nothing I do or can imagine doing that can possibly be as satisfying as I imagine doing that would feel like.
posted by screamingnotlaughing at 11:00 AM on October 11, 2011


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