The kakapo is one of the rarest parrots in the world:It’s flightless
It’s the world’s heaviest parrot
It’s possibly the oldest living bird and
It has a subsonic mating boom that can travel several kilometres
I suppose it could be considered a moderate success of conservation efforts that there’s now 126 kakapo on the planet, up from 49 in the mid ’90s. But it’s not really anything to be complacent about. Fossil records indicate that in pre-Polynesian times, the kakapo was New Zealand’s third most common bird, before being pretty much wiped out by human settlers and predators introduced by them. Poor little buggers.
Cat doesn’t know what to do with the butterfly that flew on its paw.
I can’t breathe I’m laughing too hard
"My friend’s cat, who’s appropriately named "Stache"." -icedteaftw
The resemblance to Ron Mael from Sparks is quite uncanny.
The Pallas´s Cat, also called Manul, is a small wildcat living in the grasslands and steppe of central asia.
It is named after the german naturalist Peter Simon Pallas, who first described the species in 1776.
That is the most expressive and gelatinous cat I have ever seen.
I love this weirdass muppet bird.
it is the ‘cannot unsee’ bird
This is a lion making a kill in the wild. I know it’s very graphic but I think it’s important to show just how brutal nature can be.
The pheasant-size hoatzin fans its feathers, often while strutting along a branch, but flaps its wings clumsily when it takes to the air. It lives near swamps, digests food by fermentation like a cow, and is so odd that scientists can’t decide how to classify it.
Classification: Draco Vulgaris