An epic tug of war between a fox and a bald eagle was waged 20ft in the air after the crafty bird of prey stole the hungry dog's dinner.
The dramatic pictures show a red fox wandering around with a recently caught rabbit.
Suddenly a bald eagle swoops in to try and claim the prize but the relentless fox clings onto the rabbit and is lifted more than 20 feet into the air by the eagle.
Eventually the fox is forced to let go and the eagle flies off with the rabbit in its clutches.
The extraordinary moment was caught on camera by Kevin Ebi.
The nature photographer who runs a business called Living Wilderness, was visiting San Juan Island National Historical Park in Washington, US, when he saw the dramatic scene unfold.
The 44-year-old said: "There is no question that bald eagles are skilled hunters.