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RE: Kickboxing Cassowary
Quoting Tim Williams <email@example.com>:
> Mike Habib wrote:
> >> Eagles do not wrestle with prey larger than themselves, except for
> >> trained eagles that can grasp wolves. However, I doubt this being
> >> natural behavior. And theropod limb bones, while not pneumatic
> >> according to Britt (1991), have thin walls according to Sereno (1999).
> > Actually, wild eagles do kill prey much larger than themselves.
> The extinct _Harpagornis moorei_ (Haast's eagle) used to prey upon moa, which
> were at least ten times their body weight.
Australian wedge-tailed eagle are know to kill and eat sheep on occasions:
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