Tired swimmer rescued in Finland
During the first weekend of November, a Finnish man was kayaking on a lake in a thick fog. He saw something floating in the water, and when he got closer he saw that it was a Northern Hawk-Owl. It was clearly exhausted and the man lifted it out of the freezing water onto the tip of his kayak. The owl then crawled to his lap for warmth and burrowed under his lifejacket.
Since his original destination was too far away, the man decided to head for a nearby art museum on the lake shore. Once there he was eagerly assisted by both visitors and a museum guide, who took the bird in to rest and dry up next to a warm stove. At the end of the day the owl had recovered and was released back into the wild.
How the owl ended up in the lake in the first place remains a mystery. It may have got lost in the fog, or have been driven out to the lake by Hooded Crows (if a flock spots a predatory bird they tend to chase it away quite aggressively).
(This is my summarized translation of the article which is only available in Finnish. No copyright infringement is intended, only sharing this to celebrate the brave little owl and all the people who helped him.)
Western Black Rhino officially declared extinct. Good job everyone. Round of applause because the ivory was soooooo worth it.
This is legit and I’m crying.
That’s so fucked up. :/
i keep seeing this fucking bird and i just
How do people notice things like this jfc
Without further ado, the completed short.
Two boys cross their societal boundaries and fall in love. In time, they change each other, and eventually, their divided world.
Senior graduation animation produced at the Kansas City Art Institute, May 2013. Directed by Ann Mendenhall and Stephanie Son.
DUUUUUUDE YOU GUYS SHOULD ALL WATCH THIS
Misa on Wheels