Golden eagle kills chihuahua

A dog owner has been awarded SEK 16,000 in damages by a county administrative board after her chihuahua was killed by a golden eagle.

The dog had been playing in the garden when it was attacked by the bird, according to Swedish Radio news in Örebro.

"We've seen golden eagles in the fields", Karolina Widing said, "so now we don't even dare let our dogs outside of the house".