A base jumping dog? What were they thinking?

2014-05-29 13:59

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Base jumping dog: what were they thinking?!

2014-05-29 13:37

Watch this video of the world's first base jumping dog. He doesn't look too pleased with his feat to us. What do you think?WATCH

Cape Town - Well-known rock climber, base jumper and all round daredevil Dean Potter seems to think that performing stunts is getting somewhat lonely, as he's decided to rope his dog, Whisper, into his antics.

A video of the pair base jumping from Eiger, a 3 970-metre mountain in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland has been doing the rounds - claiming to be a world first. 

It probably is, but something about it just doesn't sit right with us. 

Watch the video here

Strapping a dog to your back and then leaping from a cliff and flying through the air... it just seems a bit wrong. PLUS Whisper really doesn't seem to be enjoying it either. 

What do you think - is it super cool or just plain cruel? Tell us in the comment section below. 

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