This is a video from Jaigaon, India of a honey buzzard going to town on a bee’s nest for some honey. So, if you were wondering whether the name honey buzzard is a misnomer, the answer is an unequivocal no. And that thing does not give a dang about those
Mother Nature: she can be breathtaking. Case in point: these starling murmurations (swarming behavior) above Geldermasen in the Netherlands filmed at dusk by nature photographer Marco Valk. Why do starlings do this? Let me copy/paste that for you while I wish I had friends to fly with: Grouping together offers
Mother Nature: she’s wild. I know because we had a brief thing in college before she left me for a bartender. This is a video from a robotic spy penguin built by John Bower Productions of an emperor penguin hatching on its dad’s feet after two months of careful incubation.
This is a video of very precious Milo the ring-necked parakeet throwing a temper tantrum when his owner tells him that she’s going to step outside for a little while. It sounds like he’s actually mocking her. It only lasts a short while though before he’s back to blowing kisses
This is a video of a trained vulture landing on the selfie stick of paragliding instructor Scott Mason while parahawking (a discipline he developed back in 2001), a real activity that exists combining paragliding and falconry, in which a trained bird of prey leads a paraglider to thermal updraft columns
This is a video from Australia (where else?) of a large huntsman spider on a woman’s car that eventually gets picked off by a magpie while she’s filming it. I like how the spider looked like it was trying to gain access to the vehicle through the rear window, that
This is a video from Warilla, New South Wales, Australia of little Max being attacked by a magpie while trying to scooter down the sidewalk. The second half of the video is Max’s dad making him return to the same stretch of sidewalk, this time on a bicycle, to face
This is a short video of a beautiful African grey parrot named Kanji doing his best squeaky toy impression whenever his caretaker gives him a gently squeeze. Now that — that is a spot-on impression. Maybe not as good as the impression I do of a man who just accidentally