The duck belonged to a man named Rex, who said he came across the unlikely trespasser on his property when checking on the nest and its eggs, which had not yet hatched
Even once the ducklings emerged, the bandicoot stayed put. “I went to check on the eggs and a little bandicoot had made its way underneath,” he told the outlet. “The mother duck hasn’t taken offence to the little fella.”Read more…
So we wondered, what do those who perennially spend time outdoors have to say after the onslaught of the weekend’s East Coast blizzard? It’s no water off a duck’s back to fare a blizzard, and we want to know from those with the water on their backs. Don’t fear if you dislike the cold — these animals still give a ton of good, warm vibes.
Why did everyone think these kangaroos were in love?
Earlier this week, a photo began circulating on the Internet that featured three predictably adorable kangaroos. The story, as many news organisations projected it, featured a male kangaroo, reaching out to hold his dying kangaroo wife, who just wanted to embrace her baby. As a story, it had the key, painterly, elements of viral triptych: a cute animal + a sad death + a tiny, human-like gesture. For 24 hours, it dominated the Internet, grabbed our headlines, and stole our desperate little hearts.
Dogs are surprisingly well-behaved concert attendees
Crowds at concerts can be pretty rude. They walk on you without thinking twice about it, howl at the performer in the middle of the set and even slobber. So it’s a nice change of pace to take in some culture around a more well-behaved group of music fans. In this case, dogs.
Legendary performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson performed for ruff-ly 50 pups in Times Square on Monday night. She played the tape-bow violin — an instrument she invented — at a frequency only dogs can hear. The humans in the audience had to wear headphones