MONTREAL, Canada – An unbelievable video is going viral, showing a Canadian youngster being plucked from the ground of a park in Montreal by a large golden eagle.
The video looks real — but is it? If you haven’t seen the video yet, you can watch it here. Be warned, it contains an expletive.
Many YouTube commenters have been skeptical of this ”Golden Eagle Snatches Kid” video. YouTube user Cyatek
who breaks the video down pointing out the computer effects in the toddler’s descent back to Earth and the lack of shadow in some frames.
According to National Geographic, golden eagles are the largest bird of prey in North America and are protected by law.