Surely the mark of a good joke is whether or not you can get even the birds in the trees to have a cackle.
An albino kookaburra who calls Symbio Wildlife Park in Australia, home is one such bird. Although it’s often unclear if its laughing with you or at you.
If this short video uploaded via Facebook is anything to go by, this little feathered cutie is having a great time either way. Go off, buddy!
The bird’s “laugh” is actually employed to establish territory amongst family groups and is most often heard around dawn and dusk.
Close your eyes for just a moment, and enjoy one of the more perplexing and strangely beautiful noises in the Australian soundscape. Read more…