Note to self: Don’t go swimming in Brazil.
Joao Antonio Cruz Junior recently uploaded a video to YouTube of him feeding some piranhas in a river.
It looks pretty calm until he tosses in a hunk of meat, and then all hell breaks loose.
Watch as these water demons tear their food to shreds, and then never go anywhere near this place ever because they will ruthlessly kill you and gnaw on your bones.
Essex photographer Martin Le-May captured this epic moment on Monday, in which a weasel is soaring on the back of a woodpecker. It was Tweeted out by birder/wildlife photographer Jason Ward where it quickly went viral and had many people wondering if it was real or photoshopped. It’s apparently very real.
ABSOLUTLEY INCREDIBLE photo by Martin Le-May. Green Woodpecker and Weasel. Apparently the Woodpecker escaped. pic.twitter.com/PUt1b2Mbhs— Jason Ward (@Jayward7) March 2, 2015
As we walked we heard a distressed squawking and I saw that flash of green. So hurriedly I pointed out to Ann the bird and it settled into the grass behind a couple of small silver birch trees. Both of us trained our binoculars and it occurred that the woodpecker was unnaturally hopping about like it was treading on a hot surface. Lots of wing flapping showing that gloriously yellow/white colour interspersed with the flash of red head feathers. Just after I switched from my binoculars to my camera the bird flew across us and slightly in our direction; suddenly it was obvious it had a small mammal on its back and this was a struggle for life.
He added that the woodpecker managed to get away, while the weasel wandered off into the grass.
Real or not, you can’t put a picture like that online and expect to walk away meme-free.
Here are some of the best responses from Twitter of the #WeaselPecker:
Last month we saw a hero dog save his master who he thought was drowning.
Now we have this man, who bashed through ice to rescue a drowning dog from a frozen river in Russia.
The video is actually from March 2014, as some Reddit users have pointed out since the video started making its way around online.
The 21-year old man who saved the dog is a mill worker named Ivan. After the rescue, the dog ran away, but Ivan ran into him again at a store where he was buying some vodka.
He then adopted the dog whom he named Rex.