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  • April 14, 2015
    In I'll never look at penguins the same way again news, this is a shot of an Adélie penguin in Antarctica trying to take a bite of photographer Gordon Tait's camera. I never knew penguin's mouths were so full of scary. I guess those fish don't chew themselves up. And neither... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2015
    And my bird would like another cocktail. Airline Lufthansa has announced falconers will finally be able to bring their feathered brethren on board flights equipped with special Falcon Master perches. The Falcon Master mounts in place of a regular seat and provides a perch and... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2015
    Fukuro no Mise is a cafe in Tsukishima, Japan, with a bunch of domesticated owls that patrons can interact with (have sit on own hand/shoulder, take pictures with). It's extremely popular though, so you have to get in line before they open, pay 2,000 (~$17), then come back at ... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2014
    This handsome little devil is Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California. That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm going to go visit him. We will become best friends, and live happily ever after in the highest tower of the ca... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2014
    This is a video of a little lyrebird making laser gun sound effects (among other sounds). Lyrebirds, if you weren't aware, are some of the animal kingdom's greatest mimics, and mimic the natural and artificial sounds they hear in their environment. Obviously, this particular ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2014
    Because who hasn't dreamed of pretending to be a baby bird laying around in a nest all day waiting for your mom to come throw up food into your mouth, this is the Giant Birdsnest designed by the OGE Creative Group. It's an updated version of this one I posted back in 2012. Up... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    Group hug! This is the R/C car disguised as a penguin that researchers in Antarctica are using to infiltrate emperor penguin colonies to study the birds without alarming them. It looks like its working. That or all the baby penguins have just always dreamed of having a robot... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2014
    This is a short video of a hawk attacking a quadrocopter and crashing it. It brought me great joy -- like watching a frienemy fail to achieve. I'm just happy to know that when the time comes, I can count on the support of my avian friends to help keep the skies free of autono... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2014
    This is a video of two baby owls investigating the Go-Pro camera someone focused on their nest after their mom left to go find food for them. They are very curious. Plus bug-eyed. I hope in my next life I come back as an owl. "Who says you're getting another life?" I KNOW ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    Because apparently it's turning into an impromptu animal day on Geekologie, here's the opening to DuckTales recreated with real ducks. I love ducks. When I was growing up my mom used to take me and my brother to the pond to feed bread to the ducks. Then the geese would come ... / Continue →