A golden eagle is seen flying over a wind turbine on Duke Energy's Top of the World wind farm in Converse County, Wyo.
November 23, 2013 Golden eagles are protected by federal law. Still, this is the first prosecution of its kind, despite the fact that dozens of eagles are killed by wind energy facilities each year.
A camera trap captures a golden eagle attacking a young sika deer at Lazovskii State Nature Reserve in the southern Russian Far East on Dec. 1, 2011.
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September 24, 2013 Through circumstantial evidence, scientists believed golden eagles preyed on large mammals like deer. Now there is photographic proof.
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