17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Golden eagle catches a prairie dog in Custer State Park

A May blizzard brought over 15 inches of snow to South Dakota's Custer State Park, while out photographing the damage, I came across this Golden Eagle hunting in a Prairie Dog town looking for its next meal and he was successful in his hunt

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2019
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Custer, South Dakota, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Kobee Stalder