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Eco-photos of the week: Aug. 21-27

Aug. 25, 2011, 7:31 p.m.
A majestic owl swoops down upon an unsuspecting mouse on Aug. 23 in this brilliant photo taken by 9-year-old Allen Shank and his family of photographers in London.

Photo: Allen Shank

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Dropping in for dinner

A majestic owl swoops down upon an unsuspecting mouse on Aug. 23 in this brilliant photo taken by 9-year-old Allen Shank and his family of photographers in Dayton, Va.

The budding photographer and his family set up infared sensors and special flash equipment to capture the striking photo.