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12:10 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Just What The Heck Is a Seahawk Anyway?

The first Seattle Seahawk to storm the field during home games isn’t the head coach or the quarterback — it isn’t even human. It’s Taima, a captive-bred Augur Hawk that has accompanied the team before every home game since 2007.

She is a beautiful representative of a species from the aridlands of East Africa, hardly a hawk of the sea.

So, what is a “Seahawk”?

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