Squirrel, bald eagle square off in epic showdown in picture

Posted at 6:48 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 07:50:13-04

LINCOLN, Maine — A photographer in Maine captured a picture that you have to see for yourself - a bald eagle and a squirrel in an epic showdown.

Roger Stevens Jr. captured the shot and posted it on Facebook, which has now gone viral.

"I couldn't have made this up!! Gray Squirrel and Bald Eagle in staring match... Behind the Rite-Aide Store in Downtown Lincoln, Maine!!," Stevens captioned the shot.

Stevens watched the match until the very end - with the squirrel escaping the bird of prey by diving into a hole in the tree.

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