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Eagle With A GoPro Takes The Alpine Flight Of His Life

He wasn't flying economy class.
10/02/2015 04:22pm ET

This eagle took the flight of his life over the French Alps, but not before some brilliant humans had the idea to strap a GoPro to his back. Footage from the journey resurfaced on Imgur this week, after causing a stir when it debuted in 2013.

Here's what your flight would look like without that obnoxious dude snoring next to you:

The eagle's epic adventure comes from Freedom, a conservation movement to protect birds of prey. The charity has also sent eagles on journeys around Dubai and Paris to raise awareness about the species. Watch the video below for this bird's entire trip through the mountains.

Meanwhile, a helicopter tour is the closest we earthlings will ever get to eagle-eyed tourism. First stop? The Grand Canyon...

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