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Bird steals camera in
Australia, records journey

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 12/2/2013 8:12:32 PM

Sydney — A brazen bird snatched a video camera that was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 70-mile journey across the country’s remote landscape. Wildlife rangers in Western Australia’s Kimberly region released video on Monday that reveals the sea eagle’s caper. The bird’s flapping wings can be seen as it grabs the device and takes off, and the eagle later poses for a selfie, poking its face into the camera lens. Rangers set up the motion-sensor camera along the Margaret River in May, hoping to record images of crocodiles. The camera, which is about

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Change from the usual, bird finds a mysterious treasure.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/2/2013 8:26:17 PM     (No. 9637427)

Fascinating!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ersatzluci, 12/2/2013 8:54:27 PM     (No. 9637465)

That Sea Eagle is probably a democRat and thought it was an Obama-phone it was entitled to. LOL, just kidding. That´s a cool video.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/2/2013 10:12:59 PM     (No. 9637551)

A birds-eye view!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 12/2/2013 10:51:21 PM     (No. 9637570)

i LOVE this! absolutely amazing! love the "selfie" of a narcissistic bird, obviously looking at his reflection in the lens! ...and he IS a handsome bird ;-)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PChristopher, 12/3/2013 1:55:28 AM     (No. 9637661)

LOLOL!!!!

Sorry, Mr. Eagle...not much meat on those cameras, is there? LOLOL!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimJr, 12/3/2013 1:04:48 PM     (No. 9638484)

Based on the flight time, its more like 70 meters, not 70 miles.

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