Police Train Eagles to Take Down Illegal Drones

Handout photo of an eagle gliding straight toward a drone before clutching it and dragging it to the ground in Rotterdam

Netherlands Police is recruiting birds to safely take down drones that are flying illegally. The Dutch Police teamed up with Guard From Above, a raptor-training security firm based in the Hague, to train the birds on how to keep the drones from causing threat to the public or flying above sensitive areas. Check out the birds in action in the video below.

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