Back in the early 1970s, thousands of tropical parrots were brought to Japan as pets. As some were freed over the years, the city of Tokyo has developed a fascinating problem: parrot infestation!
Photographer Yoshinori Mizutani noticed the phenomenon shortly after moving to Tokyo, and has been documenting their bizarre presence ever since.
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Lookit that bird in the last photo, wings stuck out. Someone’s getting their sass on.
Abbott treats so many things like ‘crises’ in Australia - border security, debt, carbon tax, Labor. Here’s what I consider real crises in Australia that deserve all the front pages until they’re sorted: child protection (ie. domestic abuse, foster care etc), mental illness care; disability care; old age care; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage; asylum seeker treatment; climate change.
Hello my name is PrettyDeadStuff and I like teeth
107 beautiful gnashers that have been swimming in the Thames for a couple hundred years. Plz help they are so pretty I need more
Waiting For The Internet To Start Again: An Antipodean Monday
Melbourne in the 1970s (source: my dad)
We had a bright red one when I was a wee bairn. It was made of metal and the vinyl seats bloody burnt in summer.
over the hills and far away, a misty mountain hop. photos by michal karckz
After a lot of rain here in FL these baby frogs appeared. They eerily all faced the same direction.
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Took Finch on her first camping trip for my birthday this weekend.
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