When a hawk and balloon meet, you just know they're bound to become the best of friends. They'll probably go off on high-flying adventures together and learn life lessons and so much about themselves and each other and... well, let's just go ahead and see for ourselves in this super slow motion work above from Earth Unplugged.
Oh, geez! That escalated quickly -- err, actually, very slowly. All kidding aside, the bird in question is technically a goshawk and the fascinating production utilized "high speed camera work" to illustrate the process by which they hunt their prey at night.