Canadian Eagle Snatch Video A Hoax?

By// Brandon Byrd

Viral videos and clips have been all of the buzz since the era of YouTube and various other social media outlets, however, this particular clip filmed in Canada has recently stirred up some major debates. After watching it  you might second guess that trip to the local park.

The clip shows a father and baby enjoying their day at the park, when a golden eagle swoops down and tries to take off with the small toddler.  The raptor does not get far, but the creditability of this viral video has come under some fire.  Many viewers of the clip comment about the shadows and several other fine details proving the clip to be a hoax, but take a look on YouTube and decide for yourself.