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Eagle eye view of the Alps

Victor, a 9-year-old white-tailed eagle equipped with a 360 camera, flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France, in this still image taken from a video released October 8, 2019. The bird and its handlers are preparing for the Alpine Eagle Race, a collaboration through the eyes of the eagle, a photographer and a scientist to fly over five glaciers in five European countries in five days, to raise awareness of global warming.

Eagle Wings Foundation/Chopard/Handout via REUTERS

Victor, a 9-year-old white-tailed eagle equipped with a 360 camera, flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France, in this still image taken from a video released October 8, 2019. The bird and its handlers are preparing for the Alpine Eagle...more

Victor, a 9-year-old white-tailed eagle equipped with a 360 camera, flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France, in this still image taken from a video released October 8, 2019. The bird and its handlers are preparing for the Alpine Eagle Race, a collaboration through the eyes of the eagle, a photographer and a scientist to fly over five glaciers in five European countries in five days, to raise awareness of global warming. Eagle Wings Foundation/Chopard/Handout via REUTERS
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Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix, October 8, 2019. The flight will see the bird soar over five glaciers: Switzerland's Corvatsch, Austria's Dachstein, Germany's Zugspitze, Italy's Marmolada and France's Aiguille du Midi.

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Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix, October 8, 2019. The flight will see the bird soar over five glaciers: Switzerland's Corvatsch, Austria's Dachstein, Germany's...more

Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix, October 8, 2019. The flight will see the bird soar over five glaciers: Switzerland's Corvatsch, Austria's Dachstein, Germany's Zugspitze, Italy's Marmolada and France's Aiguille du Midi. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Victor flies from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Victor flies from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Victor flies from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Falconer Eva Meyrier holds Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Victor flies over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Victor flies over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Victor flies over glaciers and mountains from the Plan de l Aiguille back to Chamonix. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Falconers Eva Meyrier and Jacques Olivier Travers prepare Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Falconers Eva Meyrier and Jacques Olivier Travers prepare Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Falconers Eva Meyrier and Jacques Olivier Travers prepare Victor before a flight. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Victor flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France. Eagle Wings Foundation/Chopard/Handout via REUTERS

Victor flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France. Eagle Wings Foundation/Chopard/Handout via REUTERS

Victor flies over glaciers and mountains in Chamonix, France. Eagle Wings Foundation/Chopard/Handout via REUTERS
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