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Death from above: Hawk snatches reality TV star Shanna Moakler’s beloved lapdog

Shanna Moakler watches the skies.
Shanna Moakler watches the skies.
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When people say a bird swooped in on reality TV host Shanna Moakler’s puppy, that’s not some weird sexual innuendo -- a bird literally swooped in on Shanna Moakler’s puppy.

Moakler -- a former Miss USA and Playboy playmate, who currently hosts “Bridalplasty” on E! -- broke the news herself via her Twitter account, stating on Monday that “A eagle attacked my 2 chi's today, my girl pup is at the vet, my boy is missing.”

“Chi’s” are Chihuahuas, and Moakler later clarified that it was a hawk that attacked the pets at her Calabasas home. The small dogs are easy prey for large raptors like hawks and eagles -- in this case, one was injured and the other is presumably hawk food.

Since then Moakler has kept followers up to date on the recovery of her surviving dog, whose name is Diamond: “we have to wait 10 days to see if they can save her eye :( but she is eating and walking around.” And she indulged in a little hawk-hating yesterday, declaring, “not gonna lie, feel like hunting hawks today... don't feel bad about it either.”