The incident was caught on video by golfer Joe Saletto, and it was Joe's ball that this thieving eagle flew off with. It happened on the 12th hole of North Bellingham Golf Course in Bellingham, Wash.
But wait! Maybe this bald eagle isn't so bad after all! Because he showed up again on the 13th tee box, sitting there, as if waiting for the golfers. And he returned the ball to its rightful owner: