Camera captures first documented eagle-owl territory battle

Eagle
In this image taken from live streaming video provided by the Raptor Resource Project, an eagle stands over its newly-hatched chicks in their nest, April 3, 2011.
Bob Anderson / Raptor Resource Project via AP

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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