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Mike Mallet holds a sharp-shinned hawk

July 17, 2012 | 9:47 p.m. CDT
Mike Mallet, Missouri Falconry Association Vice President, holds Dennis Samnee’s six week female sharp-shinned hawk Wednesday inside the backroom at Samnee’s home in De Soto, Mo. The smallest hawk in the United States, this female is already full grown at six weeks.

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