Tawny frogmouths, which live in Australia, have huge, wide mouths that make them unmistakable (though they are often confused with owls). Their mouths, however, also make them seem like fluffy little chicks their entire lives!


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Not only are these guys cute, they're also useful. They're on of the most active forms of pest control in Australia, as they love to eat mosquitoes, flies, moths, beetles, worms, and other vermin. Believe it or not, their mouth fits the occasional frog as well!

Not only are these guys cute, they're also useful. They're on of the most active forms of pest control in Australia, as they love to eat mosquitoes, flies, moths, beetles, worms, and other vermin. Believe it or not, their mouth fits the occasional frog as well!

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JeannieCarle 10 months ago

I think maybe someone should have proof-read.

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DonnaLibbey 10 months ago

Ready for a night catching frogs?

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judit vagnoni 2 weeks ago

So little,,,so delicate.

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YolandaTai 10 months ago

Grumpy "owl"? hehe :P

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stanleyscout 10 months ago

So precious.

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AllanBegg 10 months ago

Cute... We get them in this area ...have never seen the chicks except in photos

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Shaheris Suhel 5 months ago

Pigmy puff

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DanielleBaker 9 months ago

Wonderful. Looks more like Jim Henson then real life.

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BambiNo 10 months ago

:)

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AllanBegg 10 months ago

I once had one try and look " invisible" on a clothes line...lol

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Cindy Oleson Swartz 3 weeks ago

they are all so adorable!

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