Nature is scary thread

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  1. Van Earl Right

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    Alberta :canada:
     
  2. Van Earl Right

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    If you ever have a hard time believing stories about eagles picking up small animals and flying away

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    That pic is a juvenile Crowned eagle
     
  3. BUstang

    BUstang Don't go in woods if you scared of da wolves

    Ok but what about bald eagles
     
  4. THF

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    eagles are just the best.

    Pure killing machines. Beautiful, terrifying, killing machines.
     
  5. Van Earl Right

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    There's a video of this Canadian guy who feeds dozens of bald eagles in his yard. The eagles are just hopping around like raptors , eating fish heads out of a bucket, while this guys 5 year old little girl is playing
    right beside them :ohnoes:
     
  6. Pelican

    Pelican COOL huh
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    Eagles fucking rule. Second best bird without question.
     
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  7. theriner69er

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    your video is not coming up for me
     
  8. Van Earl Right

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    sorry, I'm in the woods .

    The guy isn't Canadian, he's from Unalaska, Alaska
     
  9. DriveByBBQ

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    Capable killing machines no doubt, but I think they’re mostly scavengers.
     
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  10. blind dog

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    this it?
     
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  11. DrunkJester

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    You may be joking because of your username, but pelicans are legit one of my spirit animals.
     
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  12. Van Earl Right

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    That's it. Seemed scarier in my memory. Still wild to see those dinosaurs just hopping around the little kids
     
  13. AIP

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    1st ?
     
  14. Pelican

    Pelican COOL huh
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    Dalmatian Pelican
     
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  15. theriner69er

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    :nobait:
     
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  16. Van Earl Right

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    Yep, fits the thread title PELICAN.jpg
     
  17. Duck70

    Duck70 Let's just do it and be legends, man
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    My childhood home was in a big plot of forested acreage. We learned from a pretty young age what to do when you see a Cougar because we would see them often. You also learn that they wanted to kill you, you would be dead. Absolute beasts.

    My buddy got this big guy a few years ago on his property after killing some of his sheep. Probably about 150lbs.
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  18. theriner69er

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    Well, what do you do when you see a cougar???
     
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  19. Duck70

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    First step is to ever avoid seeing a cougar. Keep kids and dogs close to you, travel in groups. Make noise when hiking to not startle them, if they hear you they will generally leave the area.

    If you do run into a cougar...dont run, it triggers a natural prey drive to chase. Stare it down and make yourself big and loud. Throw rocks, waive sticks etc. They really dont want to ever get hurt so if they think that they might have a fight on their hands they will just leave. If they do attack, go for the eyes.
     
  20. Capstone 88

    Capstone 88 Going hard in the paint
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    Just an absolute unit bustin ass and building mass. Like a forklift lifting those plates to Jesus
     
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  21. soulfly

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    Cougar attacks are incredibly rare. They’re really not trying to fuck with humans.

    The fatal ones that occurred in Washington and Oregon this year were the first in 94 years and the first recorded for those respective states.

    When you consider how much outdoor activity is going on in the PNW, those are pretty staggering figures.

    Still best to know what to do should you encounter one, though.
     
  22. DriveByBBQ

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    Always hike with a laser pointer.
     
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  23. Or boxes
     
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  24. IHHH

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    I appreciate the effort but I fail to see what a laser pointer could ever do in that situation

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  25. Kevintensity

    Kevintensity "you're full of beans and so is your old man"
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  26. THF

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    You ever seen a cat chase a laser pointer?
     
  27. IHHH

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    Oh I get it...but I would still prefer a gun, or maybe a power bar
     
  28. The Banks

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    I recognize her

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  29. The Banks

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    Pretty much the same as bears
     
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  30. Van Earl Right

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  31. Pelican

    Pelican COOL huh
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  32. Van Earl Right

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    I heard a hunting guide on a podcast say "you don't have to go to fantasy or horror movies...... There are real live monsters out there"
     
  33. NilesIrish

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    I love and hate Pelicans. they are so damn cool to watch dive and shit but when they snag a fish you have on the line and have to reel in a big ass bird to release it it's a bitch.
     
  34. DrunkJester

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  35. Van Earl Right

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    Panther takes out a kitty in Florida

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  36. War Grundle

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    Poor kitty.
     
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  37. bertwing

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    SEE THF your lack of action cost that poor kitty it's life
     
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  38. THF

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  39. Van Earl Right

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  40. Van Earl Right

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    An Osprey open for business
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  41. xec

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    Bobcat kittens are no joke, even ones much younger than that one.
     
  42. Pelican

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    Will watch and like every time it is posted. I was quite nervous.
     
  43. Van Earl Right

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    New species discovered in FloraBama



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  44. HatterasJack

    HatterasJack Is your refrigerator running? It's Mike Hunt.
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  45. Line 4 guy

    Line 4 guy I still ski on the weekends.
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  46. blind dog

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    Jesus that's terrifying
     
  47. Spider-tailed is a very appropriate name for it.
     
  48. Duck70

    Duck70 Let's just do it and be legends, man
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    God: "hmm how can I make a snake more terrifying? OH I KNOW! I'll put a spider on its tail that it uses to catch prey!"
     
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