Sometimes we just wish we could press the ‘unseen’ button – and that is what happened to many of us after author Dana Schwartz tweeted a shocking picture of a naked owl. “I just googled what do featherless owls look like, and I am severely shaken,” the woman writes. She followed it up with a tweet where a regular owl is meeting her featherless relative and an owl skeleton, calling the scene the ‘spookiest meeting of all time.’

The experts seem to confirm that yes, this is actually what these birds look like underneath their glorious owl feathers. The deputy director of World Bird Sanctuary, Jeffrey Meshach, told that in the second photo “the bird in the center is what a barn owl would look like with almost no feathers.” He added: “It’s actually a great photo showing how much feathers change the appearance of a bird skeleton.”

But all of this was just a little bit too much for the Internet to handle, with people saying these owls without feathers in the picture might as well be dinosaurs or aliens. It also started a line of tweets showing featherless and furless animals in response to Schwartz’s horrifying photo.

We don’t know about you guys, but we are still not over it all and especially the weirdness of the owl skull.

More info: Twitter (h/t)

Dana Schwartz tweeted a shocking picture of a naked owl:

Then she compared the naked owl, to a feathered owl, and an owl’s skeleton

The experts seem to confirm this is how an owl looks like underneath its glorious feathers

And that was it. It was just too much to handle… So people reacted: