Eagle lifting power

Dlrymnd at aol.com Dlrymnd at aol.com
Sun Sep 1 21:51:21 PDT 2002

  On a PBS special of the Pyrnees they showed a Eagle plucking a kid goat off 
a mountain ledge, and gliding down the mountian with the goat in it's talons 
to the nest below.  So the question is the Eagle picking the 16 pound calf 
off the ground, flapping it's wing's to get airborne or is it hang gliding 
down with a very heavy calf.


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