Checking “find the coolest thing anyone will see today” off the to-do list.
How was this done? Nobody seems to really know. Obviously, it was some sort of camera but Go Pro would seem to be a little large to get an eagle to participate. The author of the video isn’t saying — yet — how he did it, or how he retrieved the video after the eagle had taken its trip around the Mer de Glace glacier in the Haute-Savoie area of the Alps.
Of course, we don’t really know it’s a real eagle, either (although the brief shadow at :56 seems to confirm it is). It could turn out to be Jimmy Kimmel.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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