From under the water a golden token flashed, like buried treasure caught briefly in the light of the sun. The fish I pulled to the surface danced on the water, tail flailing, before I scooped it up with one gentle hand.
As a nature detective you know some types of birds hunt other animals to eat. It’s how they make a living. The birds that chase down their prey and grasp it with their powerful talons (long, clawed toes) are called raptors.