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Moonwalking Manakin

October 14, 2006

Actually, to me this shimmy looks a little more like the “Electric Slide” than Michael Jackson, but that’s just nitpicking.

The clip doesn’t make it clear, but this bird is Pipra mentalis, the Red-capped Manakin. It ranges from southern Mexico down through Central America into northern South America.

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Interview with a Penguin

December 8, 2005

Don’t let their cuteness fool you – they’re testy, aloof, and have stubborn PR handlers. Check it out.