Paragliding vs. Eagle

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I think he handled the whole thing very professionally.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2012-12-07T23:31:40+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_24913061","from":{"id":"100000237369798","name":"Gary Ferguson"},"message":"ive seen it before and I still think the guy did all the right things, and helped the little eagle free it self.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2012-06-07T10:47:58+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21023749","from":{"id":"100000524801011","name":"Rileen Cornelius"},"message":"Everyone will view this differently I would imagine..While I do not speak this person's language and don't know exactly what he was saying, It appeared to me that he was in some shock after his ordeal but kept his head while he accessed the situation. He needed to get things untangled AND himself first.... then he gently and calmly began to untangle the Eagle. The Eagle remained still most of the time while being released from the webbing intertwinded on the wings. For me, I don't know how anyone could have remained so calm through this terrible ordeal. It is amazing that this person was not visibly injured.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T15:00:20+0000","like_count":5,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21025130","from":{"id":"1489759003","name":"Jean Souza"},"message":"Looked like after he pulled his reserve chute.. he had no control... he was coming down and was at the mercy of gravity and the wind... probably due to the eagle in tow.... he was lucky not to break anything coming through that tree the way he did.. and he hit the ground pretty hard.. the Eagle was very patient letting him get his wings untangled.... must have known the man was trying to help him and not eat him... great clip Mel..","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T16:28:44+0000","like_count":4,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21026089","from":{"id":"100001414300192","name":"Gregory Mahaits"},"message":"So refreshingly real and unscripted, without the foolishly imposed music embellishments that in most cases detract mightily from the story. Great, real-time, non edited except for the pilot's understandable profanities.This was great Mel, thanks!","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T17:26:08+0000","like_count":4,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21022926","from":{"id":"100002368702564","name":"Becky Day"},"message":"I was so frustrated at that incompetent paraglider I wanted to scream! There he was, knowing that the eagle could very well be in pain and scared to death, but he cared more for carefully pulling the sticks off of himself and untangling strings than he did to help the poor bird. It sure took him long enough to go to the poor eagle's rescue... and he spent too much time on the stupid walkie-talkie... well at least the eagle FINALLY got away.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T13:57:45+0000","like_count":3,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21025921","from":{"id":"1225677463","name":"China Mendenhall"},"message":"Wow! Don't speak the language, but didn't matter! I loved the part where he is spitting out the leaves and stuff! LOL I thought he did great with helping the eagle. Awesome video!","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T17:14:54+0000","like_count":3,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21022975","from":{"id":"100002242041253","name":"Judy Zartelle A"},"message":"wow.. well worth the time to watch this! loved it! thank goodness the guy and bird were both alright..","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T14:03:09+0000","like_count":3,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21023669","from":{"id":"100001054349152","name":"Manfred Schmidt"},"message":"Interesting to watch >but would be nicer if the video would be in English or German so I could understand what the pilot is talking about.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T14:55:34+0000","like_count":3,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21028227","from":{"id":"100000031301680","name":"Martha Porter"},"message":"I'm with you Becky! took his sweet time!","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T19:32:13+0000","like_count":3,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21044086","from":{"id":"1243420059","name":"Lynn Anderson"},"message":"I just wish he had been a little more gentle with the eagle, instead of shaking the stuck parachute so hard at first. but at least he finally settled down and was a little more careful. I'm glad neither was hurt.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-02T16:23:46+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21027121","from":{"id":"100000440356963","name":"Dirk Steenbergen"},"message":"I totally agree with you, Becky! Seems to me, he was swearing as well! This man is somewhere, where he does not belong... meaning he is not a bird! He doesn't have much respect for the poor bird. I hope, he'll be stranded for awhile... teach him a bit of a lesson, there... Serves him RIGHT :^D.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T18:22:13+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21028888","from":{"id":"100001419117693","name":"Laurie Bourque"},"message":"This was fantastic! I was very impressed by how calmly he seemed to be after his ordeal and how the eagle seemed to know that the man was going to help him not hurt him.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T20:07:15+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21030286","from":{"id":"1537291496","name":"Jamie Hooper"},"message":"That bird's escape had nothing to do with the idiot pilot. He wasted nearly 10 minutes just picking out sticks.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T21:26:03+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21034642","from":{"id":"100001543580422","name":"Lorraine Johnson"},"message":"I really liked it and watched it twice already. thank You","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-02T01:59:28+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21022261","from":{"id":"100000042810802","name":"Mary Alice Tanner"},"message":"That was astounding footage. I watched it all. Thanks Mel.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T12:57:38+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21023525","from":{"id":"1513326845","name":"Miriel Bresett"},"message":"Translate, please!","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-01T14:47:24+0000","like_count":2,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21166301","from":{"id":"100000966437626","name":"Julie Bass"},"message":"A lesson in patience. Awesome reality video.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-08T18:48:31+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21105567","from":{"id":"837810704","name":"Hazel Gray"},"message":"This is an amazing video. It's heartwarming not only to see the man is unhurt but to see the Eagle fly away.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-05T17:25:05+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21053493","from":{"id":"100001616171108","name":"Kristen Love"},"message":"The view from each of you..quite different However I put a question out here...can one really know what is to be done in all surprise occurrences..BTW..beeps are from radio, not on Mel's correction of cussing1.My view..very enjoyable raw recording.pilot's first flight..a hero to this eagle....","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-03T01:34:02+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21091250","from":{"id":"1729785577","name":"Carl Pearson"},"message":"He is very fortunate that had a reserve parachute and that he did not get hurt badly.","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-04T22:10:53+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21091301","from":{"id":"1729785577","name":"Carl Pearson"},"message":"And the eagle flew away unharmed!","can_remove":false,"created_time":"2011-11-04T22:13:19+0000","like_count":1,"user_likes":false},{"id":"10150440087941474_21026816","from":{"id":"521695977","name":"Diane Clayton"},"message":"This was absolutely spellbinding! 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Paragliding vs. Eagle
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The incident occurred in the Indian Himalayas. The eagle flew into the slings paragliders. luckily, the pilot used the reserve parachute and all ended well.

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