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Golden Eagle Snatches Child In Shocking New Viral Video

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Source: WENN

Dec. 19 2012, Published 12:00 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

It's the newest viral video burning up the Internet, with nearly half a million views in less than a day.

Taken in a Montreal park from a distance, the clip shows a Golden Eagle picking up, and flying off, with a toddler for a few tense moments, before releasing the teary and terrified tot.

In the clip, you can hear onlookers in the park reacting to the scary scenario.

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Some Youtube viewers questioned the authenticity of the clip -- in this day and age where viral videos on monetized accounts can mean instant fame and big bucks -- claiming it's the result of Computer-generated imagery (CGI). Others said features in the clip prove its' authenticity.

Fun fact: A Golden Eagle can lift more than its' own bodyweight (9 to 15 pounds).



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