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Dinner for two...but before she can tuck in another eagle launches an aerial assault..<br />
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Snake, rattle and roll...<br />
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This is the dramatic moment three eagles took to the skies to fight over an deadly snake for their dinner.<br />
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One of the Tawney Eagles had captured the Cape Cobra and tried to fly off with it when the other two caught wind and followed.<br />
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They performed a series of acrobatic stunts as they ducked and dived around the bird in vain attempts to grab the snake.<br />
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But the determined bird kept a firm grasp of the poisonous creature and swooped low to the ground before flying away from the hungry duo and settling on a nearby branch.<br />
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As the pair came closer the eagle tried to shield the cobra with its wings but eventually took to the skies again to get away from their talons.<br />
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The whole thing was witnessed by wildlife photographer Anja Denker, who was watching the encounter at the Kgalagadi National Park in Namibia, South Africa.  <br />
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She snapped pictures as the trio fought for their supper and watched the trio as they flapped away, still trying to snatch the snake.<br />
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Anja, 46, said: "I was on my way out of the park, when I noticed a secretary bird close by on my left hand side.