When he was born he fell from the nest and people from a nearby farm took care of him. Now the animal lives in the wild completely free, and he passes by to salute his rescuer.
Look at those wings!
Birds are like little dinosaurs, aren’t they. Little flying dinosaurs. Actually …
The fossil record indicates that birds are modern feathered dinosaurs, having evolved from theropod ancestors during the Jurassic Period. As such, birds were the only dinosaur lineage to survive the mass extinction event.
I cannot describe the emotion I feel upon seeing videos of grateful animals (and now birds) who recognize and hug, nuzzle, and otherwise show affection to their rescuers. Of course there are people who say our wild friends have no feelings! How can they say or believe such a thing?? Sorry, I get all worked up over this. Thank you for this wonderful video.
It gets to me too. I mean, it goes right through me. Imagine, they don’t speak the same language, they aren’t even shaped the same, one flies, one walks. But there’s a connection. Right through me.
I totally agree, Marj. I also love similar material about the intelligence of plants.
That condor is a regal-looking bird. I wonder if, in the wild, they ever go back and visit their biological parent.