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Mrs Glockrunner
03-26-2012, 06:05
This footage was taken at Mallard Lakes subdivision in Baton Rouge.

Someone had shot a nutria (river rat), and it was floating dead in the water.

I can't believe what this eagle did to bring that nutria in.

I never saw an Eagle doing a breast-stroke before.

swimming eagle of baton rouge - YouTube

Then I looked it up on You Tube, and here’s more...

Bald Eagle Breast Stroke.AVI - YouTube

Timber Point Camp- Eagle Swimming - YouTube

HandyMan Hugh
03-26-2012, 10:56
VERY interesting! I never knew that Eagles could swim like that. Apparently their feathers reject water just like a duck.