Jun 7th - Flying with an Eagle

Check this amazing video out and enjoy as you ride on the back of "Darshan", an Imperial Eagle that is released from atop the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, U.A.E.  During the last 30 seconds or so, the bird tucks in it's wings and descends to it's handler on the ground with a speed of 170 kph!

Turn the volume down on your computer before watching!

 

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Fun facts:  The CN Tower in Toronto is 1,815 ft tall, The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is 2,717 ft tall!  Other projects now underway in various cities around the world will see buildings in-excess of 3,200 ft tall!!!

Walter