Photo: Sharp eyes and even sharper talons on this red-tailed hawk

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red-tailed hawk photo

credit: Jaymi Heimbuch

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A young red-tailed hawk perches on a fence post. Everything about it, from the big, clear eyes, to the sharp beak, to those long, dangerous talons makes it the perfect airborne rodent-catcher.

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