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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

S.F. Seagull Steals Camera, Goes on Photo Shoot at Crissy Field

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 4:50 PM

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This definitely makes for some very interesting bird-watching, the kind you might only see in San Francisco.

This is kind of hard to believe, but a San Francisco seagull purportedly snatched a GoPro camera out of the hands of a French tourist filming the sunset at Crissy Field -- and flew away.

According to the tourist, who loaded the video on YouTube, the bird managed to continue filming the footage of the beautiful skyline as it cruised through the air.

Naturally, the sight of this has drawn skeptics, who say, rather

accurately, that this would make a pretty darn great advertisement for

GoPro. What do you think: good composition by the bird, or good editing by the tourist?

Of course, this wouldn't be the first time a bird has allegedly flown away with a GoPro camera.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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