Video – Eagle strapped with an action cam flies and lands on the Burj Al Arab, Dubai

The opulent and luxurious and Burj Al Arab hotel has been the poster boy for Dubai for more than a decade now. Like its decadent interiors its sail mimicking exteriors has caught the fancy of one and many but none have offered a perspective like this before. A wildlife conservation group strapped a Sony action camera (the worlds smallest) to an Eagle to offer what they call ‘Through an eagle eye’. The result is truly spectacular as one of the nature’s most graceful hunter flies around the Burj Al Arab offering stunning views of the hotel and the city before finally swooping down at 200km/hr towards the falconer on the hotel’s helipad.

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The Eagle that attempted the flight is Darshan, a threatened species rehabilitated by global conservation programs.

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