Video: Sheikh Hamdan 'races' with ostriches in Dubai; guess who won

Dubai - Sheikh Hamdan posts heart-stopping video.



(Screengrab from a video shared on Sheikh Hamdan's Instagram page)
(Screengrab from a video shared on Sheikh Hamdan's Instagram page)
(Photo: faz3/Instagram)
(Photo: faz3/Instagram)

By Web Report

Published: Sat 2 Jan 2021, 5:56 PM

Last updated: Sat 2 Jan 2021, 6:17 PM

A heart-stopping video shared by the Dubai Crown Prince shows an ostrich dart past as he cycles on a track in Dubai.

“This morning another close call,” Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum posted on Instagram along with the minute-long video.

The video goes on to show two ostriches — the world’s fastest bird (on land) — run at full speed as Sheikh Hamdan and his entourage cycle on the track.

Last week, the Dubai Royal had posted a photo showing an ostrich dart past a track he is cycling on. He used “#closecall #cycling #mydubai” to describe the encounter.

Sheikh Hamdan is very passionate about wildlife. In August last year, the Dubai Crown Prince took his Mercedes SUV off the roads for a while — because a little bird decided to build a nest on its windshield.


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