Contact Us

Eagle Makes Minced Meat Out of a Drone Being a Drone

Subscribe to TheFW on

Much like Donald Trump and women, the animal community and drones don’t play nice with each other.

In the wake of a fisherman who took exception with a drone overhead comes this footage of an eagle in Australia re-claiming the sky from another drone.

The eagle used its talon to knock the drone out of the sky. The bird was fine, but the same can’t be said for the drone, which suffered $100 worth of damage.

The man flying the drone has definitely learned his lesson. He wrote in his YouTube description, “Do not fly drones near birds of prey, they clearly attack seeing you as a threat or the right sized dinner. This will cost you money and potentially harm to the bird…If you see a bird of prey while flying. Land. I have added this to my operating procedure.”

With the proliferation of drones, this simple advice could also be some of the most valuable.

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Best of TheFW

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for TheFW quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!