When I hear the word ‘prankster’, my mind immediately thinks of The Mask and Bart Simpson. They might have hearts of gold, but they’re real jerks. However, it’s not just imaginary characters who like to make people’s lives difficult — there are plenty of jokester animals out there, too. Chief among them are birds. And they’re just waiting for the perfect moment to pounce and ruin your day. A pity they’re usually the only ones laughing at their horrible jokes.

If you ever thought that all the types of birds are sweet, innocent, and fluffy, well, we can tell you that the only animals in the world like that are pandas. No, no, we’re not biased. Not one bit. You have to believe us. [Hides panda flag].

To show you the hidden dark side that dwells within the hearts of all birbs out there, Bored Panda presents to you this list, freshly forged in the halls of our Editorial Department. Upvote the jerkiest pet birds, let us know in the comments which ones you think are the worst offenders, and warn your friends that birds are not as cute as they seem! While you’re on a roll, have a look through Bored Panda’s other fun lists about cats being jerks, funny animals that don’t care about rules, and bosses acting like the biggest jerks on the planet.

#1

Angry Cockatoo Tears Down Anti-Bird Spikes And Throws Them To The Ground

Angry Cockatoo Tears Down Anti-Bird Spikes And Throws Them To The Ground

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Radek Suski
Community Member
2 years ago

good boi

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#2

This Bird Waits For My Coworker To Show Up Every Morning. Then Spends The Day Looking At Itself In The Mirror And Shitting

This Bird Waits For My Coworker To Show Up Every Morning. Then Spends The Day Looking At Itself In The Mirror And Shitting

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Carlota Ocón
Community Member
2 years ago

How else would you spend the day?

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#3

Nice Paint Job. Be A Shame If Someone...

Nice Paint Job. Be A Shame If Someone...

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Ale_Vidal23
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks cute actually

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You might be willing to give our flying feathered friends a pass, but there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that birds can be real cretins. Just like some people. Sometimes worse. From aggressive behavior to unquenchable greed, one look at these funny birds will have you thinking its an apt representation of what human society would look like after the Apocalypse. And if birds are distant descendants of dinosaurs, I’d rather not think of the dastardly pranks that a T-Rex and his pals would pull if they were ever cloned!

#4

I Don't Think This Bird Can Read

I Don't Think This Bird Can Read

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varwenea
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Maybe it's smart enough to turn it off?

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#5

Classic

Classic

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

this is how seagulls play The Sand is Lava

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#6

This Photo Of A Pelican Trying To Eat My Phone

This Photo Of A Pelican Trying To Eat My Phone

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varwenea
Community Member
2 years ago

That's an awesome photo!

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It’s not just us who think birds are idiots. Scientists are on our side. Taki’s Magazine writes about the very worst flying egomaniacs who don’t care about anyone but themselves. Take hummingbirds as an example. The egoistically smart birds are so greedy, they claim bird feeders, and won’t let anyone else near them. Not even for a taste.

#7

Just Try To Frigging Cage Me Again

Just Try To Frigging Cage Me Again

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Shannon Richards
Community Member
2 years ago

Could be why historically bird cages are all metal?

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#8

[Screw] This Tree In Particular

[Screw] This Tree In Particular

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Ashley Galyen
Community Member
2 years ago

Must be full of yum yums.!

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#9

So.. Did The Bunny Grow Wings And Go To Heaven?

So.. Did The Bunny Grow Wings And Go To Heaven?

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Michael Kooris
Community Member
2 years ago

The rabbit went to live on your friend / uncles farm

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Now, are you ready for something spooky and chilling about crows? I warn you, you’ll never look at them the same again. Crows are, apparently, the living embodiments of gluttony. They eat everything. And I mean everything. From garbage to tiny, beautiful baby birbs. Crows have a special appetite for robins and bluebirds. I did warn you.

#10

Taken One Second Before Disaster

Taken One Second Before Disaster

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Bonnie Osborne
Community Member
2 years ago

That Face Is Precious!!

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#11

This Goose Is Fery Angry

This Goose Is Fery Angry

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Goose-O-Guard reports top duty.

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#12

This Bird [friggin] Hates Spelling

This Bird [friggin] Hates Spelling

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Martata
Community Member
2 years ago

Verything should be a word. Meaning it's a lot of things.

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Oh, and if you thought that the majestic bald eagles are exempt from criticism, think again. They’re such jerks that even other birds think they’re jerks. Bald eagles are so inept at hunting, they usually steal other birds’ prey or eat carrion, like vultures. Yuck.

#13

Bird Trying To Snack On The Family Pet

Bird Trying To Snack On The Family Pet

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Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Pelicans are very curious. They examine everything with their beaks.

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#14

Sometimes When Billy Is With His Friends He Can Be A Bit Mischievous

Sometimes When Billy Is With His Friends He Can Be A Bit Mischievous

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Shalom Faya
Community Member
2 years ago

So much going on in this picture

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#15

This Happened

This Happened

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Shireen
Community Member
2 years ago

I need to know the story behind this photo! 😂

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Not to mention some of the biggest meanies around — Canada geese and swans. Canada geese are legendary for their aggressive animal behavior and are known for how often they attack people. Though, according to USA Today, they only do so because people are expanding into their territory and getting too close to their eggs or newborn birbs. The same goes for swans: though they’re graceful and beautiful, they will stop at nothing to defend their kids if anyone gets near them.

If you ever see a hummingbird eyeing your ice-cream or a crow looking at you funny — drop everything and run. Hide. And lock the doors. Otherwise, you might be another victim of jerk birds.

#16

The Australian Firehawks

The Australian Firehawks

Australian firehawks proactively spread wildfires. Observers report both solo and cooperative attempts, often successful, to spread wildfires intentionally via single-occasion or repeated transport of burning sticks in talons or beaks. After succesfully spreading the fire, the "firehawks" are able to pick out fleeing prey or mung on the charred remains of those critters who didn't make it out in time.

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Cat
Community Member
2 years ago

This def deserves the title of asshole

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#17

Who's Laughing Now Ass****?

Who's Laughing Now Ass****?

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N G
Community Member
2 years ago

Th_s _sn't fu__y

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#18

"Is This Cake Batter?!" *dunks Entire Head In*

"Is This Cake Batter?!" *dunks Entire Head In*

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

it was batter and now is better....

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#19

Yoink!

Yoink!

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Incognito
Community Member
2 years ago

I gots a souvenir

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#20

Basically A Summary Of What Its Like To Own A Bird

Basically A Summary Of What Its Like To Own A Bird

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Tahani
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks so pleased with themselves!

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#21

Keeps Pecking The Window And Shouting At Me While I'm Trying To Work. D**k

Keeps Pecking The Window And Shouting At Me While I'm Trying To Work. D**k

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Jayden Michael
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

"You didn't pay this month's rent, Jared!"

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#22

Payback To The Masters

Payback To The Masters

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Bleh
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks proud

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#23

This Hawk Has Approximately Zero F**ks To Give About The Bees

This Hawk Has Approximately Zero F**ks To Give About The Bees

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

I might mix things up, but I think there are sveveral species of Hawk who are "bee-proof".

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#24

It Looks Better On The Floor, Karen

It Looks Better On The Floor, Karen

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

This is an oddly feathered, beaked cat.

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#25

So This Dick Takes The Best Parking Spot Today

So This Dick Takes The Best Parking Spot Today

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Jessamyn Zolcznski
Community Member
2 years ago

I see no bird.just a ruffled up bush

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#26

From The National Aquarium Of New Zealand

From The National Aquarium Of New Zealand

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Rowlie
Community Member
2 years ago

As Mr. Mac's girlfriend, love is blind too

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#27

Sister Wanted To Pet Chicken, Chicken Disagreed

Sister Wanted To Pet Chicken, Chicken Disagreed

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Narunaru
Community Member
2 years ago

Bruce Lee would be proud.

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#28

Mr. Steal Your Fries

Mr. Steal Your Fries

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

when you have to take the grocery bags from the car inside the house

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#29

Just A Nibble

Just A Nibble

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Stormschance
Community Member
2 years ago

Our cats learned very quickly not to mess with our conures

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#30

Birds Being Jerks

Birds Being Jerks

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反社会的
Community Member
2 years ago

monster bird

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#31

Stretch Swan

Stretch Swan

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Jessamyn Zolcznski
Community Member
2 years ago

Pennywise...the goose?

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#32

Look At This Jerk

Look At This Jerk

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Jessamyn Zolcznski
Community Member
2 years ago

Fish are friends not food.

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#33

“Guess I’ll Nest On This [friggin] Coffee” - Pigeon

“Guess I’ll Nest On This [friggin] Coffee” - Pigeon

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My O My
Community Member
2 years ago

Maybe he needed a butt warmer

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#34

Birds Being Jerks

Birds Being Jerks

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Monday
Community Member
2 years ago

African Greys are little assholes....they'll have one favourite person and everyone else is a chew toy

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#35

No Hooman You All Will Not Facetime Without Me!

No Hooman You All Will Not Facetime Without Me!

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Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Cutie pie.

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#36

This Adorable Little Asshole Eating My Sammich While Standing On The Goddamn Piece Of Bread I Gave Him

This Adorable Little Asshole Eating My Sammich While Standing On The Goddamn Piece Of Bread I Gave Him

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Letitia Hedding
Community Member
2 years ago

he's saving the there piece for later

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#37

It Looks Like Dozens Of Birds Decided To Sh*t On One Car At My Work

It Looks Like Dozens Of Birds Decided To Sh*t On One Car At My Work

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
2 years ago

When you have p!ssed one bird off...

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#38

Theft Bird

Theft Bird

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Tahani
Community Member
2 years ago

the video of that is even better!

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#39

Yoink

Yoink

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varwenea
Community Member
2 years ago

The look of surprise on his face as he watches the rest of ice cream cone take flight

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#40

My Friend Took This Down At The Beach The Other Day... Need I Say More?

My Friend Took This Down At The Beach The Other Day... Need I Say More?

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Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol

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#41

The Cement Wasn’t Dry Yet..but Who Cares If You’re This Bird...

The Cement Wasn’t Dry Yet..but Who Cares If You’re This Bird...

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varwenea
Community Member
2 years ago

Canadian goose are a-holes, breaking the normal "Canadians are nice" myth.

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#42

A Hawk Used My Car As A Dinner Plate This Morning

A Hawk Used My Car As A Dinner Plate This Morning

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Ale_Vidal23
Community Member
2 years ago

damn, what a mess

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#43

Duck Gives No Ducks

Duck Gives No Ducks

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Letitia Hedding
Community Member
2 years ago

it actually looks cute

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#44

Incoming!

Incoming!

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Janine B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Impact in 3, 2, 1..

jenjie.newt
Community Member
2 years ago

*pew pew*

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Johnny Farnen
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a 'shop job. Disqualified.

TigerDRena
Community Member
2 years ago

Does the ground have little white birds drawn on it? :D

Eleanor Redding
Community Member
2 years ago

Is he carrying birdseed because that makes this entire thing so much better

Susan Gardner
Community Member
2 years ago

Yuck! Poor little dude. Quick, to the shower

Give me a beagle any day...
Community Member
2 years ago

I almost spit all of the coffee out of my mouth just now, LOLing so hard! Why isn't this one at the top as #1?? What a great shot!

anotherboredpanda
Community Member
2 years ago

Because it's photoshopped

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louis porter
Community Member
2 years ago

He's taking a heavy load

Bettye McKee
Community Member
2 years ago

Run, Tippi!

Fiki Towfiq
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor kid

Arno Nüüm
Community Member
2 years ago

Target acquired, coming in hot!

Christine Ladyman
Community Member
2 years ago

Nice to see the birds chase the kids for a change!

lucas the spider fangirl
Community Member
2 years ago

OPEN FIRE!!!!

ERIN W.
Community Member
2 years ago

OH NO! Poor "Thing" I hooe she didn't fall!

Felicia Dale
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor kid!

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

This is for not sharing those peanuts.

Maria Rohlen
Community Member
2 years ago

Next time you're chasing another dove I'll be back!

Zelda Blue
Community Member
2 years ago

He will need years of therapy to get over this

Karen Dyer
Community Member
2 years ago

Bombs away....Splat

OffKeySinger
Community Member
2 years ago

From the looks of him, that wasn't the first poo projected his way that day

THEPS
Community Member
2 years ago

gross

Michelle Chevalier
Community Member
2 years ago

Ha! Poor kid

James Hardin
Community Member
2 months ago

dive-bomb

Dark Pearl
Community Member
9 months ago

Why did I scream 'Hadouken' at the top of my voice upon seeing this?

Community Member
10 months ago

HADOUKEN!!!

Lorraine Davey
Community Member
1 year ago

hell of a shot

Jessica Russian Sifontes
Community Member
2 years ago

Been there, not cool at all.

Yasmin Janette
Community Member
2 years ago

excellent photo shot

Bookey
Community Member
2 years ago

I think that bird did that on purpose

Sue H-s
Community Member
2 years ago

He just couldn’t outrun the aerial onslaught

Grace Robertson
Community Member
2 years ago

They say you'll have good luck if a bird poos on you. From the looks of it that little boy will be lucky a long time.

David Manhart
Community Member
2 years ago

Now THAT is intentional.

c Fuller
Community Member
2 years ago

What did that kid to to piss off that bird so much?

Jay Rainey
Community Member
2 years ago

Look at the pavement. Looks like more seagulls coming from below.

JMC
Community Member
2 years ago

That's really not funny? Oh, yes it is!

Shirley Heyn
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes, they do know how to aim. . . Yes, they do know what they are doing. . . The little Shits!!!!!

Mary Tonningsen
Community Member
2 years ago

Back when I was many years younger I was in San Fransico with a girlfriend. We were standing on the pier, looking out at all the boats and trying to look cute because there were some good lookin' guys just a few feet away. Lo and behold, the next thing I know a seagull flies overhead and shits right on my head! So much for looking sexy that day!!! And seagull shit smells SO horrible!!! :(

Sue Clasen
Community Member
2 years ago

¡Suelta la pasta!

Cheryl Ramsey-Brooks
Community Member
2 years ago

Siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiick!

Bridgit Gilmore
Community Member
2 years ago

"I told ya, gimme that bag of sweeties, or else!"

lindsayaotter
Community Member
2 years ago

A lesson not to feed the birds.

UndyingBisexual
Community Member
2 years ago

Is that...poop?

Adwait Damle
Community Member
2 years ago

F*ck you in particular!

Noel Bovae
Community Member
2 years ago

(Even though it's a fake pic,) this just about sums up my whole life right here..

NikiBiki The Gamer
Community Member
2 years ago

When I was still in high school. My group was hanging out in this one place. One of our friends were sitting underneath this vent which had a Pigeon sitting on top. This pigeon proceeded to crap all over my friend. I am convinced this bird may have been constipated because what came out of him was a whole lot more than what a pigeon would normally crap. It stank badly. My poor friend was covered. He spent the last to classes in the bathroom cleaning himself off

Love the way you Lie
Community Member
2 years ago

Fire!

Maybeitsraining
Community Member
2 years ago

Mr shit on yo head

Alison Bounds
Community Member
2 years ago

Hitting the ground in 5..4...

Sara Lopez
Community Member
2 years ago

ROFL

Bunny
Community Member
2 years ago

This is an amazing picture. Is that bird actually aiming for him? He looks like he's been hit already once and the bird is going again.. Can that be?

Motomotolikesyou
Community Member
2 years ago

It's photoshopped apparently 😞

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Crochet lady
Community Member
2 years ago

When we used to play outside on summer evenings bats would come out and go straight for my little brother's blonde, bushy curls. This was in Washington, DC proper, you don't think of bats flying around in the city but apparently they do. We started coming in the house much earlier after that happened a few times. So creepy!

Rowlie
Community Member
2 years ago

perfect aim

Michka Shoitan
Community Member
2 years ago

Take this u lil shit

Miranda Noble
Community Member
2 years ago

f*cker did that on purpose.... he's aiming at the kid!!! EWWWWW

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#45

Beware Of The Cobra Chicken

Beware Of The Cobra Chicken

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Queen MT [lol nope]
Community Member
2 years ago

lmao there is a lake near my house and the Canadian geese there dont know the phrase "calm thyself" and lets just say that i had run home far too many times

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#46

Making My Son Cry Because She Stole His Sucker. And The Look In Those Eyes Is Pure Evil

Making My Son Cry Because She Stole His Sucker. And The Look In Those Eyes Is Pure Evil

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AzKhaleesi
Community Member
2 years ago

awwww the sucker matches him / her. I love Sun Conures, that's gonna be my next conure.

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#47

This Goose Blocking The Road

This Goose Blocking The Road

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Rowlie
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm like a bird, I only stay in a way. I don't know where Your home is, I don't care where Your home is

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#48

Get A Load Of This Ass****...

Get A Load Of This Ass****...

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Martata
Community Member
2 years ago

He looks like he's smiling. So proud he is. (or she)

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#49

Trying To Take A Picture Posing With The Birds

Trying To Take A Picture Posing With The Birds

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Why does this lady make evil grimaces to scare away the peaceful birds?

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#50

Seagull Attack

Seagull Attack

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Aaron Kara
Community Member
2 years ago

Mc Lovin?

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