Sunday, March 2, 2014

Technology and Wildlife: Pelican Learns To Fly With a GoPro

OK, this video is basically a GoPro camera commercial, but it's too fun to resist.

Apparently, a young pelican was recently abandoned on a Tanzanian beach by the rest of a flock after a storm.

A nearby wildlife refuge took "Bigbird" in so he could recover. They also attached a very small, lightweight GoPro camera to him as he took is first flight after learning to do so.

Here's the result. I kind of wish I was up there with him:

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