DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (March 16, 2015) – Stunning video captured an eagle’s record-setting dive from the world’s tallest building.
The video was shot Saturday as Darshan the eagle soared from the top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. A group called Freedom Conservation organized the event.
The video marks the highest flight ever for a bird from a man-made structure, the group said. Organizers said the event was intended to bring attention to the plight of the endangered bird of prey.
A camera strapped to the eagle’s back captured the approximately one minute, 30 second flight from the 2,722-foot-high building to the ground.