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Golden Eagle Kid-Snatching Hoax Video Will Send Someone to College

That skillfully rendered and all-too believable video of a golden eagle snatching a baby that took the internet by storm last month has a happy ending after all: It got 41 million clicks, which earned its makers, a team of students at Montreal’s National Animation and Design Center, about $41,000 through Google’s AdSense. The students used software with an educational license, so they can’t make a profit, but they’re using the money to fund a scholarship to their school instead. Naturally, they all got As.

Happy Ending for Golden Eagle Kid-Snatching Hoax