While not an official national holiday, the American Eagle Day on June 20 is a good reminder to celebrate the majestic national bird of the United States of America.
Viewers of the nest cam livestream were surprised to see bald eagles feed a cat to their young, but it is a reminder that this is a normal way of nature, which is not always delicate or pretty.
A seal riding atop a humpback whale – like this photo from Eden, New South Wales, shows illustrates an extremely rare occurence but other animals routinely help each other out.
A Pennsylvania bald eagle pair, who saw brief internet fame after revealing that they had produced a pair of eggs just last month, have more good news! Nature lover's determined through watching the eagles' live-cam stream that both of their eggs have hatched, adding two more healthy eagles to a steadily recovering US population.
A pair of bald eagles in Decorah, Iowa surprised armchair bird watchers Wednesday night when a livecam feed captured the female eagle laying an egg. By Thursday, news of the egg had spread like wildfire, with the eagle camera's UStream page racking up 4,000 to 5,000 viewers at a time. Overall, the page has been visited nearly 309 million times.
The shooting of a bald eagle, a federally protected species, in East Tennessee has prompted an investigation by state and federal wildlife officials, who are offering a $10,000 reward to any information on the shooter.
A bald eagle, bush tired and floundering at sea, was rescued by a nearby fisherman in British Colombia who safely gave him a lift to shore, according to reports.