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Territorial goose takes down a drone in the Netherlands

RTV Noord-Holland said the goose apparently saw the camera drone as a rival for territory.

By
Ben Hooper

ALKMAAR, Netherlands, May 28 (UPI) -- A Netherlands public broadcaster shared a clip of its video drone being smacked out of the sky by an aggressive goose.

RTV Noord-Holland, which shared the clip on YouTube, said the Egyptian goose apparently saw the drone as a rival when it was flying over the Oudorperpolder area of Alkmaar. The bird came in low to knock the device out of the sky.

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The drone did not appear to be seriously damaged and was able to make a relatively smooth landing.

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