The Closest You'll Come To Being A Bird Is Watching This Insane Footage

Sure, it's a publicity stunt, but what a cool idea (and for a good cause: raising awareness about endangered birds of prey). The BBC, in conjunction with Freedom Conservation, attached a camera to a trained eagle named Darshan, who swooped down from Dubai's Burj Khalifa, filming as he flew. » 3/14/15 2:40pm 3/14/15 2:40pm

Neanderthals Used Eagle Talons To Make Some Seriously Badass Jewelry

Archaeologists have identified a remarkable piece of Neanderthal jewelry comprised of eight white-tailed eagle talons. Worn 130,000 years ago, the discovery shows that Neanderthals were capable of making sophisticated ornaments long before modern humans appeared on the scene. » 3/12/15 11:40am 3/12/15 11:40am

Take A Tour Of London On The Back Of This Eagle

In commemoration of its efforts to protect endangered species, the International Union for Conservation of Nature set up a remarkable tour of London by strapping a GoPro camera to the back of an Eagle. The result is a very impressive birds-eye-view of the city's most iconic landmarks. » 11/20/14 6:40am 11/20/14 6:40am

Smartest Ever Eagle Steals Dinner Right Off a Fisherman's Line

This bald eagle has figured out how to game the system. Instead of expending all the energy necessary to hunt for himself, he just snatches a fish that's already been snared by a fisherman. You go, bald eagle. » 11/05/14 9:00pm 11/05/14 9:00pm

More Evidence that Dinosaurs Still Live Among Us

These are the formidable talons of a Harpy Eagle, one of the largest species of raptor on Earth. Let them serve as a reminder that bloodthirsty dinosaurs live among us, that they are descended from downy forebears, and that, yes, feathered animals can be downright terrifying. » 3/05/14 5:00pm 3/05/14 5:00pm

A cat, a fox, and an eagle enjoying each other's company on a porch

And now, simply because it's such an adorably weird juxtaposition, is a scene from a porch in Unalaska, Alaska in the Aleutian Islands. The homeowner walked outside one day, only to discover the animal kingdom mid-coffee klatch. Explains the videographer: » 3/29/12 10:10am 3/29/12 10:10am

ATTENTION: We are T-minus nine days to eaglet hatching

It's crunch time, folks. The time when you set aside everything else in your life that needs doing and spend every waking hour glued to your monitor, hoping — nay, praying — that you'll get a chance to witness the hatching of a brand new baby bald eagle, live on camera. » 3/16/12 1:20pm 3/16/12 1:20pm

Drop everything — the Bald Eagle Cam is back!

Have you ever wanted to spy on a bald eagle, watch one hatch, or watch one learn to fly? Then it's time to put everything going on in your life on hold... at least for the next few months. The Decorah Bald Eagle Cam — aka the most powerful time-devouring procrastination tool on the entire internet — is back. » 2/20/12 4:30pm 2/20/12 4:30pm