American Bittern: the “Plumper Lunking,” Camouflaging, Weirdo Bird

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There are some animals that can easily scare the daylights out of you. The Predatory Hawaiian Caterpillar, being one, for example. But, there are also…

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Show the Scarlet Ibis Some Love on Valentine’s Day!

photo: Joel Sartore

Habitat: South America and islands of the Caribbean Status: Least Concern I can’t think of a better creature to write about for Valentine’s Day than…

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Extremely Rare, Thought to be Extinct Tooth-billed Pigeon Spotted After 10 years

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Breaking news out of the Samoan island of Savai’i (map for those unfamiliar, like myself): for the first time in 10 years, the little-known and…

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Red-tailed Tropicbirds Walk Like Weirdos But Do Make Cute Babies!

photo: Pete Leary

Habitat: widespread seabird found across the tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It breeds on remote tropical islands in the southern Indian Ocean…

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Video: Barn Owls Dance to Ke$ha

Video: Barn Owls Dance to Ke$ha

WARNING: this is beyond adorable.

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Video: Emus vs. the Dreaded Weasel Ball

Video: Emus vs. the Dreaded Weasel Ball

Oh, the horror! Run for your lives Emus!!

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Video: Pickup Artist Parrot Wants Kisses

Video: Pickup Artist Parrot Wants Kisses

“Gimme Kiss cmok cmok cmok watch ya doin Gimme Kiss **smooooch**”

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The Breathtaking, Belly Dancing Lilac-Breasted Roller

The Breathtaking, Belly Dancing Lilac-Breasted Roller

image credit: Shacky (keithalancaster.com) image credit: *Simian* image credit: Quasimojo image credit: democraticunderground.com image credit: let me know!! image credit: gerdavs image credit: wild.india image…

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Velvet Purple Coronet: A Breathtaking, Flying Jewel!

photo: Flickr user DurwoodE

  Habitat found on the West Andean slope in western Colombia and north-western Ecuador Status: Least Concern This breathtaking species of hummingbird is the Velvet…

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Crow Plays Fetch With Its Human Friend

Crow Plays Fetch With Its Human Friend

According to the uploader: “We found him [Ryan] as a baby bird, tiny with no feathers and a broken leg, fed him a mixture of…

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