An eagle catches a shark with its claws and flies it awayJul 012020
In the images it is clearly seen how the down jacket flies close to the water with its prey. Although the latter struggles to free itself in midair, it does not succeed.
In social networks, a video has been spreading rapidly in recent days in which an eagle carries in its claws a small shark that has just caught fish.
According to Kelly Burbage, who shared the recording on Facebook on June 26, the incident was captured in Myrtle Beach, a popular tourist town on the shores of South Carolina, USA In the images it is clearly seen as the bird flies over the beach near the water with its prey in its claws. Although the latter struggles to free itself in midair, it does not succeed.
Un águila atrapa con sus garras un tiburón y se lo lleva volando— RT en Español (@ActualidadRT) July 1, 2020
En las imágenes se ve claramente como el plumífero sobrevuela cerca del agua con su presa. A pesar de que esta última forcejea para liberarse en el aire, no lo consigue pic.twitter.com/VTsLtwyMKb
The scene raised several questions among Internet users about what type of bird of prey is the protagonist. Apparently it is a osprey ('Pandion haliaetus'), also called a sparrow hawk or guincho. Some others also wondered if the prey was actually a shark or if it was another ocean dweller.