Birds

Friendly Owl Lands on People’s Heads

by Holy Cuteness on May 1, 2015

This friendly eagle owl in the Netherlands likes to land and stomp on people’s heads.


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Firefighter Code Knecht uses a duck ringtone to rescue six ducklings from a storm drain in Louisiana. All ducklings were eventually reunited with their mother in the canal behind a home, where people reported seeing the babies go into the drain.


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Crow Trolls Cat

by Holy Cuteness on April 26, 2015

A cat that tries to pick on a crow gets brilliantly trolled…


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Ducklings and Capybara Bathe Together

by Holy Cuteness on April 10, 2015

Just some ducklings and a capybara chillin’ in a bath together…


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Cute Owl Dance-Off

by Holy Cuteness on February 16, 2015

These two adorable burrowing owls will make your Monday a whole lot better…


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Kitten Meets Ducklings

by Holy Cuteness on February 5, 2015

Just a kitten in a box full of ducklings…


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Tiny Owl Gets a Head Massage

by Holy Cuteness on November 9, 2014

Kuu the screech owl enjoys a full-on head massage. Jealous anyone?


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Cat Cradles Chick on Belly

by Holy Cuteness on January 10, 2014

Oscar the cat and Jerry the chick chill out on the sofa after a hard long day…

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SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica Welcomes First Penguin Chick

by Holy Cuteness on December 18, 2013

On November 30, SeaWorld Orlando welcomed the first chick to hatch at Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, the all-new attraction featuring a colony of more than 250 penguins from four species – king, Adelie, gentoo and rockhopper.

The nearly two-week-old king chick is now weighing in at 30 ounces (882 grams) and currently being raised by its parents with routine check-ups from the SeaWorld Orlando Aviculture Team who monitor the chick’s weight and overall development. Although small now, it will grow to be more than 24 pounds (11 kilograms) and over 2.5 feet tall. This chick is one of two king chicks that have hatched within the last two weeks with more expected within the coming weeks.

Caring for the king chick is a full-time job shared by mom and dad, and it starts before the penguin even hatches. Since king penguins don’t build nests, the female lays one egg and both parents share incubation duties by placing the egg on their feet. This is also how they carry the chick once it hatches. Guests may get a rare glimpse of the king chick during feedings.

Baby Chick Cuddles

by Holy Cuteness on December 18, 2013

As a baby chick hatches her brother comes over and gives her a hug…

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