Eagles Decide That Baby Hawk Is Family — Not Feast An avid eagle watcher in Redding, Calif., discovered a baby hawk being raised in an eagle's nest. The sight is so rare, one scientist dropped everything to come and observe the new family.
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Eagles Decide That Baby Hawk Is Family — Not Feast

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Eagles Decide That Baby Hawk Is Family — Not Feast

Eagles Decide That Baby Hawk Is Family — Not Feast

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An avid eagle watcher in Redding, Calif., discovered a baby hawk being raised in an eagle's nest. The sight is so rare, one scientist dropped everything to come and observe the new family.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. It could have ended badly for a baby hawk that found itself in an eagle's nest in Redding, Calif. But the baby hawk, instead of being eaten by the eagles, is being raised by them. An avid eagle watcher in town made the discovery. This happens so rarely in nature that one scientist dropped everything to come and observe the new family. Unless you're human, he said, you don't go and raise your dinner.

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