No worries, that eagle probably didn't snatch that kid after all12/19/2012
If you were suspicious of the unreal footage of an eagle's attempt to steal a small child, you're not alone. Armchair video experts have been analyzing the clip with frame-by-frame forensics, presenting pretty solid evidence of high-tech trickery. Check out this slo-mo vid isolating the incident. See the child continue to rise after the eagle lets go? Now watch as the eagle's shadow momentarily disappears at the 10-second mark. Other doubters are tut-tutting as the child's ascent speeds up when he’s released, as well as crying CGI over the briefly transparent wing. A bird expert at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory says the alleged avian kidnapper isn't even a golden eagle, but a falconer's bird with a fake toddler. [Source]
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