Watch: Eagle Cams Capture Unbelievable Bird's-Eye ViewsAn incredible compilation of videos taken from eagles in flight
You may have seen the Youtube video that went viral mid-September showcasing sweeping views of Chamonix, France. While the scenery was beautiful, what was even more extraordinary was the vantage point: the camera was strapped to the back of a soaring eagle.
The folks at Adventure Journal tracked down the man behind the bird and discovered even more incredible eagle's-eye footage. Jacques Olivier Travers runs Les Aigles du Léman, a wild animal park for birds of prey, in Haute-Savoie, France. The park's mission is to provide sanctuary for the birds, care for the injured and reintroduce them to the wild. It also aims to increase public awareness of the creatures.
The video above features several different birds. At one point, a white-tailed eagle named Victor flies alongside a skier for a TV show on a popular French network.
Check out the original video here.
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