SOME HERO STRAPPED A GOPRO CAMERA ONTO AN EAGLE AND THE FOOTAGE IS BREATHTAKING

September 19, 2013 1:38 pm 0 comments Views: 4532

Eagles are praised for their eyes. Now you can basically see through them.

It’s a moment of extreme cognitive dissonance when the most patriotic thing you have ever seen in your American life is actually super-French.

A video featuring GoPro footage shot by an eagle (!!!) soared to the top of Reddit’s┬ávideo page┬árecently, delighting all who laid eyes upon it. Before anyone watching has the opportunity to shed a tear for the purple mountain’s majesty, etc., though, a caption on the video mentions that this was shot in the Chamonix valley of France’s Mer de Glace. Is it animal abuse to weigh down such a majestic creature by strapping a camera to it? Considering how gracefully this winged treasure swoops around this scenic tableau, the answer is no.

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