Dubai: A small, endangered UAE bird managed to save its nesting area and prevent a construction project from taking place – and it was all captured on video.
Lieutenant General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, took to Instagram recently and posted footage of a houbara bustard laying eggs near a construction site.
The video, which posted on Tuesday, was accompanied with the caption: “During their meeting one week ago in Dubai, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed were walking in the forest area where a project was expected to be built. They then saw the houbara bird and its eggs, and ordered the project’s location to be moved to another area so that the eggs could hatch.”
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin …