This Is What it Looks Like to Fly Off The World’s Tallest Building
A micro-camera, a really tall building, and a pretty good cause.
There are good reasons to jump off buildings, and not-so-good reasons. Today’s jump was is for a good reason: To put a spotlight on endangered eagles. It was arranged by a group of gutsy conservationists aligned with the Freedom Conservation fitted a microcamera on a who then flew off the top of the world’s tallest building. The bird is named Darshan, an imperial eagle, and the building is (naturally) the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Darshan’s flight from the 2,717-foot-tall tower resulted in the “highest recorded bird flight from a man-made structure,” BBC News reported.
Even if you’re a bird, don’t try this at home.