For a good cause, group offers real bird's eye view of Dubai

March 14, 2015

Now that's a real bird's eye view.

A offered it Saturday by attaching a small video camera to the back of Darshan, an who took off from the top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower.

Darshan flew some 830 meters (2,700 feet), offering a breathtaking view of the commercial capital of the United Arab Emirates. His view, cruising alongside the Burj Khalifa, was viewed live by those on the ground—including his roller-coaster dive onto a man's arm on the ground.

Freedom Conservation put on the show. They say they did it to draw more attention to eagle conservation.

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