Dutch police are training eagles to grab illegal drones out of the sky.
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The eagles trained to catch drones

2 February 2016 Last updated at 13:01 GMT

Dutch police are training eagles to grab illegal drones out of the sky.

In the video (which is in Dutch), an eagle is seen swooping towards a hovering drone, grabbing hold of the machine with its talons and flying off.

The birds are taught to treat the drones as if they were a potential meal.

"The bird sees the drone as prey and takes it to a safe area, a place where he does not suffer from other birds or humans," says a statement from the police.