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Bad Hawk Day

Galan the hawk, mentioned before here and in the Photoblog, did a bad, bad thing. During his appointed pigeon-frightening rounds of Bryant Park, the delinquent raptor took it upon himself to attack a pet chihuahua, which suffered non-critical injuries. The hawk program had been running smoothly so far this summer, and I feel bad for both dog and hawk, neither of which was properly prepared for the other's presence. Galan is on suspension (and the front page of the Daily News), and the dog is recovering.


"I'm absolutely certain my bird mistook it for a rat..." I love it.

Man, that's the kind of story city reporters live for.

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