Bald Eagle Sends Government Drone Into Lake Michigan #DroneDay

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Charming story about a bald eagle vs a drone (ironically part of the EGLE program). Feels like an allegory for something. Fret not the bird easily won and the drone was recovered! Via New York Times:

The battle happened 162 feet above the water and the drone fell at a speed of 20.4 miles per hour, according to flight records sent from the drone in its final moments.

The department speculated that the eagle could have attacked because of a territorial dispute, because it was hungry “or maybe it did not like its name being misspelled.”

Get even more details on the encounter from Michigan.gov


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