Drama on the top floor.
A pair of redtailed hawks nested on the window of the NYU’s Bobst Library, outside the office of President John Sexton. (Previously
.) The New York Times set up a hawk cam to observe the hatching process. Instead they’ve got a soap opera on their hands, with miraculous births
, life and death drama
, bungling bureaucracies
, and a comments section on the warpath, with some New Yorkers demanding the Governor get involved to mount a rescue mission of the injured mother hawk. As of 12:49 EST, hawk catchers were standing by on the 12th floor to determine whether to attempt to remove and rehabilitate the hawk at the Bronx Zoo (previously
), a course which could mean the death of her chick
. (Consolidated post with most updates is here, if you want to catch up.
) [more inside]
posted by Diablevert
on May 12, 2011 -