CRUEL NATURE

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    Nov 28, 2008 12:58 PM GMT
    Eagle Throws Goat Off Cliff


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  • OptimusMatt

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    Nov 28, 2008 3:12 PM GMT
    I hope he ate it. Actually, it would be even better if he didn't. Just straight-up "Fuck you goat!"

    lol
  • MattyC0709

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    Nov 28, 2008 3:16 PM GMT
    Hmm... it's kinda strange how the camera seemed to be positioned directly at the goat at the right time... makes you think it was planned... maybe they trained the eagle to do that! icon_eek.gif
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    Nov 28, 2008 3:33 PM GMT


    Probably trained the goat too. Next show at noon...

    waitaminnit...the animal version of Westworld! Yeah, that's it.
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    Nov 28, 2008 6:10 PM GMT
    That's just awful! That damned bird even dragged it down and positioned it to hit a ledge too!

    So sad...
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    Nov 28, 2008 6:27 PM GMT
    cause everyone knows eagles hate goats

    cool video
  • OptimusMatt

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    Nov 28, 2008 6:46 PM GMT
    sundayswim saidthe goat probably died...how is that cool?

    i bet it would be a lot of cooler if i pushed you of a building.



    Oh get off your high horse there sweetie - in all likelyhood the goat falling to it's death was probably less painful than being evicerated by an eagle.
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    Nov 28, 2008 6:52 PM GMT
    sundayswim saidthe goat probably died...how is that cool?

    i bet it would be a lot of cooler if i pushed you of a building.



    "probably died"???? I think that is pretty much a given.
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    Nov 28, 2008 7:29 PM GMT
    im sorry but that made me laugh so hard
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    Nov 28, 2008 7:29 PM GMT
    sundayswim saidthe goat probably died...how is that cool?

    i bet it would be a lot of cooler if i pushed you of a building.

    How is it not fascinating to see nature work, particularly in ways that are unexpected? This was the fuckin' natural world going about its own business, not Palin with her rifles in a chopper.
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    Nov 28, 2008 7:34 PM GMT
    ursamajor saidThat's a goat hate crime.


    I'm pretty confident that was a goat love crime - he lurves to eat goat.

    There's been some pretty harsh comments in this thread re pushing someone off a building. You do know that breatharians are pretty thin on the ground in nature. Maybe not as thin on the ground as that goat, but still quite rare.
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    Nov 28, 2008 8:08 PM GMT
    So, from what I saw, the eagle tried to snag a goat dinner but quickly realized the goat was too heavy - the eagle tried to fly away with it but couldn't - so he dropped it. It's cruel only from the standpoint that the universe is a cruel place.

    In the late 1800s, Ernest Thompson Seton wrote a book called "Wild Animals I Have Known", in which he described specific wild animal characters living around his New Mexico ranch. He stated that the life of a wild animal always ends in tragedy - ultimately, they all die by starvation, exposure, disease, overwhelming injuries, or being eaten alive by other animals. None of them die in bed surrounded by their dearest friends. The ones who get a bullet in the brain in the prime of life are arguably the lucky ones (given the above choices, which would you prefer?).

    While Seton's approach was pragmatic and realistic, unfortunately his book touched off an entire genre of anthropomorphic nature writing in which animals were given human names, personalities, feelings and emotions, and which has contributed in no small manner to the "animal rights" movement today.

    I don't believe animals should be mistreated - and I've never gone hunting in my life (although I see nothing wrong with it), but before you squawk about animal rights, you have to accept the fact that the "people" you're trying to save do things like you see in this video - on a daily basis. The eagle doesn't see the goat as a living being with a personality, emotions, and "rights". To him it's just food.
  • xKorix

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    Nov 28, 2008 8:26 PM GMT
    lol nutty didn't realize how huge eagles were till I saw that. lol I don't find nature cruel, it's exciting icon_razz.gif
  • coolarmydude

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    Nov 28, 2008 9:04 PM GMT
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e93_1208562044


    The eagle does eventually fly the goat to its nest after fighting off the other goats.
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    Nov 28, 2008 9:40 PM GMT
    At some point today, i'm going to have to ask myself, "Why did I spent 7 minutes watching a Spanish Language Nature Video about eagles killing goats?"

    On another note, that eagle was way too dramatic in all of his kills. He's totally gay!
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    Nov 28, 2008 10:06 PM GMT
    nature is not cruel nature is doing what it tended to do.

    Develop life and then control the population of that life by means outside of that life's control..

    We, humans, are the ones who are cruel, locking up animals in tiny cages, forcing them the grow as fast as possible so that we can consume there flesh..

    I'm not a vegetarian, but I find it funny that you can call nature cruel but totally gloss over the cruelty of humans towards animals.