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‘Birds With Arms’ Hypnotic and Horrifying

If you’ve never explored the strange world of subreddits, you’re really missing out on everything the social news site Reddit has to offer. There are subreddits devoted to enjoying a beer in the shower and subreddits obsessed with animals without necks.

Many subreddits focus on birds, but perhaps the most delightful and mesmerizing is one that features amazing images of birds with arms.

There’s something simultaneously beautiful and horrifying about seeing birds with arms doing things like fishing, getting married, playing tennis and other mundane activities.

Take a look at some of our favorites below and check it out yourself to see what the good people of /r/birdswitharms are up to. You can also check out the periodically updated tumblr page.

Let us know which is your favorite in the comments.









Finally, here’s Heisenbird for all you Breaking Bad fans out there.

Timothy Martinez Jr. is a writer and freelance journalist. His work has been published in The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, Remapping Debate in New York City and other publications. He’s been a bird lover since he was young and currently lives in New Orleans, L.A.