I caught the last half hour of the BBC series Planet Earth (amazing camerawork, breathtaking scenery, generally splendid) last night and now I want a Bobcat (Lynx rufus).
Much like my Mavic, they are accomplished flyers:

And you should know that hovering low over water is especially difficult due to the downward sensors sometimes becoming confused by the reflective surface beneath.

And thus, these things don’t always go to plan:

Actually, I think the faceplant makes it even more endearing, don’t you think? There’s a certain honesty to admitting that you’ve messed up and briefly surrendering in defeat – “Ah. Crap.” – while you muster your energies for the next attempt.

I want a bobcat.

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