This video from Nature features fledgling bald eagles along the Upper Mississippi River. It’s Fall, and the Mississippi is teeming with life. Water birds like the American coot are especially abundant this time of year—a welcome gift for the region’s bald eagles. Young eagles master the art of hunting and play with their spoils like it’s a game akin to rugby. Watching these majestic creatures soar through the air, it’s hard to imagine they were almost extinct a few generations ago.
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