Some pictures of what hides under an owl’s majestic feathers have gone viral and are changing the way most people sees these birds.
What’s going on, you ask? Well, turns out that owls have really long legs, and according to the number of reactions on the web, this was a surprise to many.
First, take a look at the picture below. This is how most of us picture an owl: wise, stately, slightly intimidating.
Now, look at this! Look at those long, slender legs! Were we supposed to know those were hiding under there all along?
Feathers down: beutiful and imposing.
Feathers up: goofy and strange!
The unexpected reveal has left some people snickering with joy and others wanting to scrub their minds and erase the image from their brains.
Reddit has been flooded with witty remarks and observations as people just can’t get enough of the funny images.
It’s kind of beautiful how this silly revelation has gotten people so invested. Sometime’s it’s nice to take a break from the stress of life and just let ourselves be amazed by how cute and amusing something as simple as the sight of a very leggy owl can be.