Mine! Mine! Mine! Fantastic little clip of seagull thievery against a San Francisco sunset. Good enough to be a GoPro campaign? 

Originally shared by Marian Wirth

AWESOME … on so many levels!!!

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14 Responses to Mine!

  1. Jim Devitt says:

    This is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a while.

  2. Rajini Rao says:

    That seagull is a pretty good photographer 😉

  3. Lance Kinerk says:

    Is this real? Pretty funny if it is.

  4. Rajini Rao says:

    Lance Kinerk , there is a debate ongoing on the YouTube site whether this was a set up, but the filming itself seems impossible to fake. Viewers have noted an edit at 0:43 sec which probably cut out the long wait before the owner arrived.

  5. Coooooooooooooool … 😀

  6. Tom Lee says:

    Haha , very cool indeed. Since when did we see a seagull wants to be Steven Spielberg?

  7. Marian Wirth says:

    Lance Kinerk Since there is at least one more “seagull + GoPro” video up on youtube (Seagull stole GoPro), I tend to agree with the FAKE!! criers. But if it is a viral marketing video, the idea is still awesome. And so is the Frisco sunset.

  8. Rajini Rao says:

    Haha, Marian Wirth . A monkey snatched my mother’s purse and proceeded to examine the contents on a temple roof, dropping bank notes and currency willy nilly. Another monkey rifled through the contents of my dorm room desk, throwing stuff out of the windows. This leads me to conclude that both were FAKE!! and clearly a viral monkey marketing ploy. Alas, if only we had YouTube back then, I would prove it to you 😀

  9. Jim Carver says:

    If it is a fake…it is certainty well done and I guess we can at least applaud the art.

    I personally bought it. I have been fooled before though…hmmm, might be a little too well choreographed huh?

  10. Rahul Joshi says:

    Pretty cool, fake or not! Talking of stealing and monkeys, a badass monkey stole my glasses on my maiden visit to #vrindavan . I was told of this beforehand by locals and I literally had my head covered with hands, watching for any blindspots. #fail ! It took him a fraction of second to snatch it and climb atop a tree. Dismayed and red faced, I was again told the ape needs something in return for the (expensive) glasses. I had to throw at least a dozen bananas and packets of prasada towards him…  and sure enough, he threw the glasses back! Phew! O_o

  11. Rajini Rao says:

    What a fantastic anecdote, so fill of #win for the monkey, Rahul Joshi . I do think seagulls are the avian equivalent of monkeys..they are aggressive opportunists. That’s why I don’t think this video is a fake.

    Your story reminds me of the Indian children’s story re. the cap seller and the monkey 🙂


  12. Rahul Joshi says:

    Hehe. Yep, the simian won round 1! Boy was I embarrassed. I did recall that cap seller story right after the episode, scratching my head. I now keep all accessories inside a bag when visiting Vrindavan 🙂

  13. Rajini Rao says:

    How cool is that, Erin Kane ! Does this mean that the story is so old that it predates the separation of two cultures (I’m applying an evolutionary interpretation here, haha!)? Checking it out now..

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