Two days ago, this juvenile red-tailed hawk went for a giant rat-kill in Tompkins Square, and seemed to fumble its way through the whole ordeal. With that experience under its belt, it did a much better job today, successfully catching another king rat.
The rat really is gigantic...even the Penske moving guy is impressed.
The whole scene traumatized this girl. And I love her friend's hoodie...
Yeah, not gonna happen.
All in all, a happy ending for everyone.
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