Kayakers Save Rare Eagles From Drowning

Sometimes we just happen to be in the right place at the right time.

For one Hungarian couple, they happened to be at the right place at the right time in order to rescue two eagles who were on the verge of drowning.

Klaudia Kis and Richard Varga were out on the Danube River, enjoying a leisurely paddling experience when they happened to come across two white-tailed eagles – a rare species.

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The two birds had gotten stuck together – most likely having clasped on to one another while fighting – and were about to drown.

The couple knew that they needed to find a way to help.

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That is when the couple quickly came up with a rescue plan. They used some rope to separate the two birds and set them free.

Photo: Youtube/BBC News Daily

Before flying away, the birds even ended up taking a ride on their kayakers back to safety.

Photo: Youtube/BBC News Daily

Then, they were able to continue on their paddling trip down the river from the Black Sea close to Romania all the way through the Black Forest in Germany.

Watch the rescue below:

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