Under the Radar

An Eagle Eye View

GoPro footage of eagle flying

by Daniel Reeder

A video first spotted on Reddit has been making the rounds of the interwebz over the last few days. It's an eagle with a GoPro mounted on it's back. The footage is amazing.

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Before you get too carried away and yell 'MERICA!, keep in mind this was filmed in France.

There are some other videos out there shot in a similar fashion. This image is a screenshot from a BBC documentary about Kazakhs in Mongolia using golden eagles to hunt wolves, foxes and other prey.

Kazakh hunts fox with a golden eagle in Mongolia

I'd like to see some long GoPro footage of such a golden eagle hunt, of an American Bald Eagle here in the US (of course that's assuming PETA didn't raise a stink), a falcon hunting in the desert and maybe an osprey "gone fishin'".

Dagno sends.

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