2. The fact that this bird exists in the world:
It's a blue-footed booby. His feet are my favorite color, which naturally means that I MUST HAVE ONE.
3. The mating dance of the blue footed booby looks *exactly* like the sort of foot shuffling that goes on at middle school dances. How can that not make you smile?
Also, the person making that video has a pretty great voice. And he's clearly as excited about the bird as I am.
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