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A Dutch company is training birds to take down drones

Adriene Hill May 30, 2016
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An eagle of the Guard from Above company, grasps a drone during a police exercise in Katwijk, on March 7, 2016. The bird of prey can get drones from the air by catching them with his legs. KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images
Final Note

A Dutch company is training birds to take down drones

Adriene Hill May 30, 2016
An eagle of the Guard from Above company, grasps a drone during a police exercise in Katwijk, on March 7, 2016. The bird of prey can get drones from the air by catching them with his legs. KOEN VAN WEEL/AFP/Getty Images
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A Dutch Company is training eagles and other birds of prey to attack and bring down drones.

Law enforcement officials say drones could pose threats to public safety, from spying to endangering aircraft. One advantage to using eagles over shooting or jamming the drones is that birds can carry the drones to the ground without making them crash.

The New York Times has a video of these birds in action. Man, birds are great.

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