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Aussie kid had lucky escape... from an eagle

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/36771205
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Re: Aussie kid had lucky escape... from an eagle

http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/e...-2012122054312
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Re: Aussie kid had lucky escape... from an eagle

I hadn't heard about this event.
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Re: Aussie kid had lucky escape... from an eagle

The kid was making annoying noises with his zipper which might have been the perfect way to attract the bird. Maybe he won't make annoying noises next time.
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Re: Aussie kid had lucky escape... from an eagle

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"Eagles demand lighter children"

That is so beautiful.
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