Animals are definitely sending us a message that they value their privacy. First we had a hawk smack a drone out of the sky. And now a kangaroo has delivered a knockout punch against a hovering intruder.
The Wimbledon tennis championships started today, and if you pay close attention, you might notice an unexpected employee keeping the riff-raff of the courts: a hawk named Rufus.
No less than six patrons of the Port Orange Library in Florida have been attacked by a pair of book-hating hawks over the past week. Now, the library is protecting its brave bibliophiles the only way it knows how—with umbrellas.
Damn you, hawk, and your terrifying dinosaur hands! What did that poor water balloon ever do to you?!
This Swainson's Hawk may appear to be a friendly bird — but it's struck fear into the hearts of postal workers in Calgary. The bird has been attacking mail carriers, because their movements, darting from house to house without stopping, seem like a predator scoping the area.
This seems straight out of a Terry Gilliam film. The guy flying with the two really big birds is Scott Mason, who uses them to detect thermal currents to fly his paraglider through the skies of Nepal. It's called parahawking.