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The video comes courtesy of Victor, a white-tailed eagle - while the footage is undeniably stunning, it is intended to highlight how climate change has melted alpine glaciers. The video sees Victor gliding through the snowy mountain peaks before eventually swooping down and landing on the arm of an expectant falconer.

Jacques-Olivier Travers is the eagle's handler and also the founder of Freedom Conservation - described as 'a game-changing conservation movement that seeks to reintroduce endangered birds of prey through creative conservation methods'. Mr Travers hopes the video will inspire people to help protect birds and their environment.

According to the Washington Post, he said: "Humanity has two dreams: to swim with dolphins and fly with eagles. How can you convince people to protect the birds and their environment if you never show them what the birds see? "I was stunned, the difference over a year was incredible."

The video is just one of many Victor is shooting across Marmolada glacier in Italy, Zugspitze glacier in Germany, Corvatsch glacier in Switzerland, Dachstein glacier in Austria and Aiguille du Midi glacier in France. However, it is never guaranteed that Victor will return with the footage: "I don't have a remote control. So if he doesn't see me and decides not to come to me, he could go anywhere," Mr Travers continued.

Freedom Conservation managing director, Ronald Menzel, said he hoped the video will offer people a different perspective - in more ways than one. He told the Washington Post: "We hope that once more, people are going to see nature from a totally different perspective and just reconnect to it and realize that wow, it's actually something that is amazing and that we want to do something to preserve."

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It's American Eagle Day So Feel Free To Enjoy These Majestic Memes

The Bald Eagle, also known as the American Eagle, has long stood as a symbol of freedom and liberty in a country formed in its pursuit. This creature was chosen for the strength and beauty of its form and its longevity in the wild. They are strong protectors of their nests and are native to the country it represents. American Eagle Day celebrates this majestic bird and its place in it's country's history. We chose to celebrate this day with some funny memes that provide a different and funny perspective on this bird.     

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If We Had to Describe the 2016 Presidential Election in One Photo, We'd Choose This One

A bald eagle got caught in the grille of a car over the weekend and we can't help but empathize with the poor creature. It just seems like the perfect metaphor for our country right now, doesn't it? But don't worry, the bird was rescued, and that kinda gives us hope for the rest of America.

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funny animal photo eagle keeps nest warm after heavy snow
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Think you’ve had it up to your neck with snow? Try being one of the bald eagles at Codorus State Park!