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Posted 19 December 2012 - 04:21 AM
Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:18 AM
The kid is a toddler totally at the mercy of their parent's protection. I'm surprised at the lack of empathy here.. this isn't a funny clip at all. Though to be fair, I am the parent of a toddler myself.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:44 AM
Edited by Olof Hedman, 19 December 2012 - 07:46 AM.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:09 AM
For me, it was the kid's reaction. Most kids cry at merely falling over, let alone being hoisted into the air and unceremoniously dropped again. I was getting a more "I appear to have dropped my delicious ice cream" vibe.
Seems most people are agreeing that the clip is fake anyhow, so no need to get worried about neither the kid nor the bird
One of the most compelling arguments I've seen (but can't verify) is that the bird does not look like any eagle that is indigenous to north america.
And that they normally can lift 2-3 kg so a kid that age is way out of their size.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:27 AM
Edited by cowsarenotevil, 19 December 2012 - 08:30 AM.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:05 AM
Edited by brx, 19 December 2012 - 09:08 AM.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:13 AM
I guess it could have been faked with some kind of doll that was bait for the eagle that was swapped for a real kid while the cameraman is looking down, but that sounds pretty ridiculous and unpredictable.
The only reason not to believe it that I can see is that it's such an amazing video, but I imagine that it's ultimately just as likely that somewhere an incident like this has been caught on video than that someone would go too all the trouble of making such a convincing fake in roughly the most difficult way possible for seemingly no reason.
Edited by Olof Hedman, 19 December 2012 - 09:17 AM.
Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:23 AM
Posted 19 December 2012 - 01:37 PM
Posted 19 December 2012 - 02:27 PM
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