Heroic brothers free a bald eagle from a trap and take the best selfie of all time

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  1. Limo Wreck

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    Brothers Michael and Neil Fletcher found a bald eagle stuck in a trap near Windy Lake in Ontario, Canada, which tried to fly away when the two men approached. Michael and Neal wrapped a jacket around the eagle to calm it down, and then managed to free its talon.





    Before leaving the eagle to fly away, the Fletcher’s decided to take a quick photo with the rare animal. The result is one of the greatest selfies ever taken. Neither man will have to pick a new profile picture for the rest of their lives.

    No word on whether or not they thanked the bird. :rs:
     
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    That's pretty cool right there.
     
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    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    If that happened here instead of Canada, someone from the government would probably fine them for handling it themselves rather than notifying the proper authorities.
     
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    Eagle released from trap.
    Takes photo that looks like this.

    :c
     
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    Right, because Canada is not like known for being like socialized or anything. And the govt is way more hands off up there than our govt. It's a libertarian paradise!

    That was what you going for, right? Some weak, hyperbolic attempt to whine about the US govt controlling your every movement?
     
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    That was awesome.
     
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    Sudbury...that's where Lever is from. :what:
     
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    awesome


    Shocking they were able to rescue a freakin eagle without a team of servants or a red carpet fund raiser in Manhattan.

    Hopefully that eagle kills a bunch of voles and drops their carcasses off in the Hamptons.
     
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    So they are supporting Lever and his daughter. Perhaps Lever has a can of beets and some old socks they donated to a local charity.
     
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    I miss watching the Bar give that guy shit.
     
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    "You're a funny-looking kitty!"
     
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    Was it a boy or a gurl? :tld:
     
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    very cool...
     
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    People here have been prosecuted for picking up and possessing a loose feather from protected birds. So not that unreasonable of a statement.

    http://www.wsj.com/articles/regulators-of-a-feather-1426201970

    http://boingboing.net/2009/06/09/keeping-a-bald-eagle.html
     
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    'disgusting!!!...damn...the camera is rolling...fucking smile!!!'
     
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