Broken Leg by Jake VanderHoeven
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Broken Leg

December 20, 2020

Broken Leg - Coopers Hawk

While photographing this hawk, I noticed it had an injury to its left left leg. As it perched it hung limp. I expect she'll eventually succumb to starvation. I'm reminded just how cold and cruel nature can be. She continues and hunt as I witness her take a vole, but it's only a matter of time.

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Nice shot and a sad story... I expect you're right, nature can be hard and it's literally survival of the fittest...
Regards,
Mike