Camera captures first documented eagle-owl territory battle
Bob Anderson, director of the Raptor Resource Center in Decorah, Iowa, has seen a lot on the center's Eagle Cam. But even he was shocked by a recent visitor.
"I've been studying raptors most of my life," Anderson said. "And I've never seen where a great horned owl would kick an eagle's butt."
Listen to the audio to hear Anderson's telling of the first documented territory battle between an eagle and a great horned owl.
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