Him-a-fallin’: paraglider meets vulture mid-air

A Russian paraglider’s first Himalayan flight could well have been his last after he collided with a griffon vulture mid-air and his canopy became tangled. Luckily, he managed to open the emergency parachute and land safely. But what about the bird? ­Paravoffka – the nickname of the survivor in the paragliding community – gained control […]