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GoPro Camera Keeps on Filming as Seagull Flies Away with It

YouTube user opica1983 was in Cannes, France recording some footage at night with his GoPro camera when a seagull suddenly strolled over to it, grabbed it in its beak, and flew off. Luckily he was able to find the camera after scaling a castle wall, and uploaded the footage to give us a glimpse into what it looks like to be stolen by a seagull. Now there’s a perspective you don’t see every day.


 
 
  • Dave

    Almost too good to be true. Awesome.

  • stepz

     I had to watch it a couple of times.  It’s hilarious!

  • stepz

     I had to watch it a couple of times.  It’s hilarious!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Markus-Wolpert/1480315958 Markus Wolpert

    Nearly too good – shure that its no viral marketing vid?

  • http://twitter.com/_iMatt_ Matteo Gastaldi

    QUAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!

  • http://www.thisisjoe.net YJawhar

    A true bird’s-eye-view. xD

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1514979480 Ryan Hemenway

    This has to be fake. How did he get it back if it was so far away.

  • http://twitter.com/PornCorp Porn Corporation

    Awesome footage.

  • will hall

    The interesting implication is that a seagul or similar size bird is able to fly while supporting the weight of a go-pro. Next step is to catch one of the buggers and strap one on its back. Maybe with a small tracker

  • http://www.facebook.com/wouter.nieuwerth Wouter Nieuwerth

    Did anyone else notice the GoPro banner at the top of this page? Coincidence?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rick-Hazebroek/100001195157290 Rick Hazebroek

    No, that has just something to do with Google Adsense. It’s scans your page and adds valuable banners.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1469663692 Jason Heilig

    Was it an African or European Swallow?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1469663692 Jason Heilig

    Yup, same reason every time I go to any website ever, I get an advertisement attempting to sell me the Orbis, or to rent from Borrow Lenses. They keep track of your surfing, so even on off topic webpages you’ll get “you-specific” advertising. 

  • Zaviseinfo

    Right! How did he know to look on the castle wall? Unless he searched for days on every house top?

  • Me

    Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?

  • http://twitter.com/Soiden Sebastián Soto

    Certainly, this video has the potential to be viral of over 9000.

  • http://twitter.com/Soiden Sebastián Soto

    Certainly, this video has the potential to be viral of over 9000.

  • http://twitter.com/GoProSeagull GoProSeagull

    Bonjour! Found my “collaborator” through Twitter. He has more to say in an interview. If you speak Slovak look for it. Or wait for the English subtitles. (Wait longer if you need it translated into Gull.)

    http://www.twitter.com/goproseagull

  • Maxine

    THIS FOOTAGE IS REAL GULLABLE!!!  GREAT STUFF!