Himalayan Vulture Brings Down Paraglider

Man—and bird—survive collision

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 2, 2011 12:23 AM CDT

(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.... More »

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