Eagle tried to snatch boy at bird show in Australia

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AUSTRALIA — A picture posted to Instagram captured the frightening moment that an eagle attacked a small boy at a bird show in Australia.

The boy was watching the show at Alice Springs Desert Park.

According to Christine O’ Connell, the boy was pulling the zipper on his green hoodie up and down.

The wedge-tailed eagle, that was part of the show, must have not liked that because instead of flying over and landing on a log, it swooped down and attacked him. It appeared to try and pick the boy up like a small animal.

O’Connell says the show was quickly canceled. The boy was bleeding but didn’t suffer any serious injuries.