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Eagles filmed hunting reindeer


Extraordinary camera footage taken by a BBC crew proves that golden eagles do hunt and kill reindeer.

In this clip, an eagle is filmed swooping down and grabbing a calf attempting to escape over the snow.

The footage, shot from long distance, was gathered along a reindeer migration route in northern Finland.

The film crew filmed the behaviour while capturing footage of the reindeer migration for the BBC natural history series Life.

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