Himalayan Vulture Brings Down Paraglider
Man—and bird—survive collision
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 2, 2011 12:23 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A bird of prey nearly made a Russian paraglider's first flight over the Himalayas his last one. Video from a helmet camera captured the moment when two Himalayan griffon vultures swooped on the Russian. One of them became entangled in the flier's parachute. Luckily, the 24-year-old paraglider was able to deploy his emergency parachute and land unharmed in a clearing, the Telegraph reports. He managed to free the entangled bird, which flew off, apparently unscathed by the collision.

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Nov 2, 2011 12:47 AM CDT
THIS IS SPARTA......er uh Himalayas
Nov 2, 2011 12:45 AM CDT
There was an Armageddon type of film years ago where all the animals started to attack man. Reminds me of this....and no it wasn't The Birds....
Nov 2, 2011 12:28 AM CDT
translation: Stupid fucking bird you almost killed me! that video was bananas.