Intruders of the Day: Flock of Birds Take Over Man’s House

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Good thing these bird aren’t the Alfred Hitchcock type.

A guy in Texas came home after running some errands to find a huge flock of birds had infiltrated his home. He captured the chaos in two separate videos (part 1 is above and part 2 is embedded below).

“There are birds everywhere,” he says. “This is fucked up.”

There were upwards of 25 of the animals fluttering around, which he assumes were swallows.

He described the bizarre incident in a post on Reddit:

I opened the front door and heard what sounded like wings… I kind of flipped sh*t. Long story short We got them all out safely. There was a lot of cleanup involved, but all of the birds are fine. We think they got in through the chimney since last summer we thought we could hear birds chirping.

So it’s probably not an evil curse or omen, but he if he comes home to find plague of locusts in the next few days, it might be time to call a priest.

Surprise of the Day: Hungry Great White Shark Steals Fisherman’s Catch

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A fishing charter in New Zealand recently got to experience “Jaws” in real life.

As one of the fishermen reels in his line, he notices the fish is actually half-eaten, and just seconds later, a giant great white shark pops up to finish what he started.

“Did you see that?” he shouts.

The video was uploaded to Captain Bucko’s Fishing Charters Facebook page on March 9, and in the comments the company says it’s the first great white they’ve seen in the Bay of Islands, an area off the northern coast of the country.

Looks like they’re gonna need a bigger boat.

 

Anyone Want To Tee Off Against This Giant Golfin' Gator?

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viral animal photo giant gator on golf course in florida
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Spotted on Florida's Myakka Pines Golf Club course, this giant gator might have just been looking for a partner to play a round or two. I mean, what could be greater than golf with a gator?

Animal of the Day: Aperil the Monkey Wears a Hat and Runs Into Walls

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This crazy 3-year-old monkey enjoys pulling a wool hat over her head to blind herself and running around until she hits something.

Pretty standard monkey business.

She’s one of four gibbons that live at the Monkey Island Rescue in Greenwood, Missouri, which houses over 250 rescued animals.

Her owner, Dana Savorelli, says she’s been playing this game for several years and came up with it on her own.

“You have to wonder about the level of intelligence that is being processed,” he says.

These Two Raccoons Get Busy in a Family’s Backyard

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A couple of raccoons recently put on a show for an unsuspecting family, and they caught whole the whole dirty deed on video.

The kids don’t quite seem to know what’s going on, and one of them thinks the animal is performing the Heimlich maneuver.

“Whoa they’re wrestling,” says one of the boys.

“They’re doing more than wrestling, I think,” replies the dad.