Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Hawk Snatches Toy Poodle

30 October 2007

True nature saga, or tall talon tale

By Lisa Heyamoto

Story appeared in METRO section, Page B1

[According to Betty Cooper, publicity coordinator at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center in Carmichael, California, "an employee was walking the center grounds when he was flagged down by [a] hysterical woman, who claimed a hawk had made off with her toy poodle."]

http://www.pensacolanewsjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071108/NEWS01/711080331/1006

Pensacola New Journal [FL]
8 November 2007

Pet owners fear flying menace
Hawks believed to be attacking city's small dogs

Thyrie Bland

First it was coyotes, and now ... hawks?

Some Gulf Breeze residents are worried that birds of prey are swooping down from the sky to attack their pets. [...]