VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

Slow-motion video taken in Kyuquot Sound viewed nearly one million times since last week.

A group of co-workers on a fishing trip near Kyuquot Sound on Vancouver Island got an up-close look at nature when a giant bald eagle swooped down and grabbed a large piece of fish from their boat.

In the video posted to Facebook last week, Ashton Phillips says the gang at Crab Park Chowdery were enjoying some rest and relaxation when the magical moment happened.

“WOW! Just WOW! Click on the HD button. Also share and like! Let’s get this amazing bird out there for the world to see!” says the post.

The slow-motion video has already been viewed nearly one million times, and shared by more than 22,000 people.

The Crab Park Chowdery rest and relaxation trip was given a magical moment to treasure. WOW! Just WOW! Click on the HD button. Also share and like! Let's get this amazing bird out there for the world to see!"

Posted by Ashton Phillips on Friday, June 16, 2017

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