Eagle tries to snatch child

Eagle tries to snatch child

This picture shows the shocking moment an eagle tried to carry off a small boy at a bird show in Australia. Stunned onlookers watched as the wedge-tailed eagle tried to steal the child ‘like a small animal’ at a show at Alice Springs Desert Park.

The small boy, believed to be between 6 and 8 years old, escaped with with a “superficial” gash to his face. Staff at the park in central Australia moved in to take care of the situation and the boy was left crying, according to the BBC.

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