Monday, October 04, 2010

Bird-vertising—a new advertising low.

You thought Fly-vertising, Dog-vertising, and Sheep-vertising were evil? Well UK-based online gambling exchange Betfair employed trained eagles and hawks to fly branded banners like single prop planes over and through this weekend's Ryder Cup golf match between the U.S. and Europe (It concludes today). Has anybody seen the adbirds? I hate golf more than anything that has ever existed, so I haven't been watching. Bird handler Trevor Smith says the birds were trained for two weeks for the stunt. Video below.


Anonymous mrjohn said...

Do the birds mind going out in the rain ?

9:50 PM  

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