WASHINGTON - Taylor Callaway considers his new puppy a gift from God.
It's no surprise, considering the 8-week-old puppy literally dropped out of the sky and onto the family's property in Los Banos, Calif., KSEE24 News reports.
Taylor and his grandmother, Elaine Bouchard, estimate the puppy fell 30 feet out of the sky, from the talons of a hawk that lives on their property.
The two spotted the puppy shortly after its harrowing fall. The hawk was still flying overhead, as they scooped up the dog and took him home.
The "clutch marks" can still be seen on the puppy's body.
"My thought is that when god drops a puppy from the sky, you keep it," Bouchard tells KSEE24 News.
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