Your Life Will be Better After you Know About Frogmouths

Frogmouths are a kind of night-hunting, bug-loving bird that live in India, Southeast Asia, and Australia. They're very good at catching bugs and hiding and very bad at building nests. They mate for life and, in places where there are cars, they are very good at getting hit by them because they fly toward the bugs that are illuminated by headlights. Dangit.
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  • Okay but y'all need to talk about the potoo It's basically a cursed frogmouth

  • This was my first uncommon pin I'm so happy!!! Thank you guys!

    Vicky NguyenVicky Nguyen11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Frogmouths in baskets? My life is complete now.

    faith over fearfaith over fear13 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I am still not sure, are they actually two brothers or is it the same guy all along?

    CraftBastiCraftBasti15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Macy SoukupMacy Soukup16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Owen has started TALKING?? How old have I gotten?? Omg

    Faryal AFaryal A16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • very interesting, i also upload a story about ceylon frog mouth

    talson p mathewtalson p mathew17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    sarcasmo57sarcasmo5717 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So drunk this makes me so happy

    Tanya AndiTanya Andi18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The interior of the Tawny Frogmouth's mouth is sulphur yellow as a threat display. Imagine trying to do sometthing with a stump and - SURPRISE HUGE MOUTH! Boom, no more potential predator.

    InterNutterInterNutter21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I love the frogmouth at the bottom of the pin. It's so silly looking.

    Bobbydog66Bobbydog6622 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Anteaters, please!!! 🐜

    clevershitterclevershitter22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Of COURSE it’s Australian.

    kkranberrykkranberry23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Not quite as cute as the Kakapo though 😊

    Johanna BrownJohanna Brown23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I saw a frogmouth last week... they are awesome.

    Casey ClarkCasey Clark23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Yeah! I got the rare one this month. Thanks for these lovely pins.

    Gina PiselloGina Pisello24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I, too, LOVE the FROGMOUTHS! I love that they pretend to be wood when asleep. I love their giant eyes & mouths. I love that the babies look like unfinished muppets from Jim Henson. I, also, love potoos! Thank you for giving a shoutout to frogmouths, they rock & so do you!

    piediddlypiediddly25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • First Australia has flying foxes, now these adorable things!! They are offsetting the dangerous, poisonous, deadly, scary animals w/these highly appealing creatures 😍

    A Detailed HouseA Detailed House28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Evolution has been proved impossible. Intelligent design has been scientifically proven.

    Cali Love BugCali Love Bug28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • At first I thought it was a Harpy Eagle in the screencap. If you prefer weird nightmare fuel to furbies, check them out...

    David RichDavid Rich28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I DID know about Frogmouths and I was delighted you did this video and I found out more about this adorably freak bird! Oh, I'm so happy! They're like Nature/Evolution said "I bet eventually we could get to an animal that is just straight up a Muppet, not Muppet-like but just a straight up friggin' Muppet" (although a scatological one). Thank you Hank!

    Shannon WallsShannon Walls28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Finally, you've found yourself, your style, your presence, online. When you were with the other guys their video editing was lousy, their scripts were too cumbersome. This is much better, smoother, naturally enthusiastic, and you're smiling. Big difference, you earned my sub.

    Wilmer AvilésWilmer Avilés28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I've had a few great experiences with Tawney Frogmouths back in Tasmania. Extremely friendly and confident creatures.

    Duncan GroveDuncan Grove29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • In sunshine coast australia and around here, we have a lot of tawny frogmouths, they get very doughy around artificial lights so you can walk up to them if theyve flown close to a streetlamp or headlights or something at night and theyll just hang out there and not move as long as you keep your distance. Its very very magical

    theruby811theruby81129 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Well slap my amphibious ass and call me spunky!

    Shiva's ChimeraShiva's Chimera29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • but...shapeshifting is cute...

    Zaffre PhoenixZaffre Phoenix29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "You probably haven't even heard of them" bold of you to assume, good sir

    Tony PerriTony Perri29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I looked after a tawny frogmouth at taronga zoo in Sydney, its name was cricket and he was the cutest thing ever!

    Chloe WaineChloe Waine29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I confirm that my life is better

    boop oop a doopboop oop a doop29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Those pins are so cute!

    Madison MosbaughMadison Mosbaugh29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My new favorite birb. Such a cute birb!

    Nari S. LinNari S. Lin29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ❤️😃❤️😍🤯❤️🤩❤️ Just absolutely love it and love this episode and THANKS for putting a smile on my face and giving me the best thing to think about.

    Jenn V.S.O.PJenn V.S.O.P29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Apparently, when in doubt if something is cute. Just...ahem... "TURN IT INTO A BABY!" Yeah, that will get em.

    Brenden WaggonerBrenden Waggoner29 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I thought birds have beak not mouth Am I in a different world

    islamdo goislamdo go29 วันที่ผ่านมา

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  • Mosquito Hawks

  • Grew up with these guys around... Always sitting on the road predending to be a stick, gotta get out of the car and move them. They let you pick em up if they in stick mode.

  • I like your work on scishow but this video did not make my life better. Can I have a time refund please?

    Redeamable GraceRedeamable Graceหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Cartoon owls

    Gustav GnöttgenGustav Gnöttgenหลายเดือนก่อน
  • one place i lived we had tawnies breading in our bck yard, they would sleep on a branch with chicks on the middle and a parent on both ends, we could always find them in the day cos they snore

    Furry from FinleyFurry from Finleyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • My family went to a place and we caught a frogmouth

    Lil BorkiLil Borkiหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Oh yeah my life is better now :)

    Kotori MinalinskyKotori Minalinskyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Potoos have always freaked me out and I think it’s the mouth lol

    V1per V1R0SV1per V1R0Sหลายเดือนก่อน
  • *ear tufts

    Quinn SalmonQuinn Salmonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Pause at 0:54 it looks like the Weirdchamp Twitch emote. Lol

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  • In portuguese this bird is called mother-of-the-moon (Mãe-da-lua). Why? I don't know, but it's pretty

  • Hank: you’ve probably never heard of the tourney frogmouth. Me(an Australian): the flying frog log? Mate, get outta here with that polava! Corse I have. Let’s tLk about kookaburras

    Madeline TimmsMadeline Timmsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Thank you for advocating for frogmouths they are great.

  • I actually caught one trapped in my school my friends and we saved it from from a wasp hive in the gated power room it hissed at us and open it’s mouth all the way and turned it’s head back 😂😂

    Draconian PomegranateDraconian Pomegranateหลายเดือนก่อน
  • i watched. my life is not better.

    kturst skturst sหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Convergent evolution is absolute bs. Homology is a big problem for evolution.

  • my favorite frog mouth will always be Potoos :3 if you search up images of them you wouldn't regret it-

    Sushi DaddySushi Daddyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I'm pretty sure that this isn't a real animal and is instead a creature from Jim Henson studio's "The Dark Crystal."

  • That mouth. 👄

    Neon SevenNeon Sevenหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Potoo birds are better

    Brightwater JuniperBrightwater Juniperหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Congrats you made me purchase one of these birds I love him so much

    Rango pistachoRango pistachoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • 😂😂😂😂Awesome vid 👌🏿

    The CeaseThe Ceaseหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Those are not ears on owls

    Milosz CousensMilosz Cousensหลายเดือนก่อน
  • They kinda have the aesthetic of a creepy Jim Henson puppet a la Dark Crystal

    Kiana HitchcockKiana Hitchcockหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Your right, this DID make my life better, Now I want one

    Dragon Scales Inc.Dragon Scales Inc.หลายเดือนก่อน
  • Could you please write a short story about climate change?

    John SnowJohn Snowหลายเดือนก่อน
  • This bird will be the source of many memes

    Alkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium ChlorideAlkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chlorideหลายเดือนก่อน
  • At 0:25 I almost didn't see the baby as my eyes were locked with that stare

    K Evan ThompsonK Evan Thompsonหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I used to live in Australia and at my school we were walking to the computer classroom and to do that we had to go across a bridge (yes I know, it was a REALLY big school) and sitting on the hand rail on the bridge was a frog mouth. My whole class was just staring at it forever and it wasn't scared of us at all.

    Plush Toy BonniePlush Toy Bonnieหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I live in Australia, and when I was in grade two, two tawny frogmouths lived outside of my class room, and I remember kids throwing rocks, food, and marbles at them. I sent one of those kids this

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  • Love this bird.

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    Drake DragonerDrake Dragonerหลายเดือนก่อน
  • This genus is so interesting and cute. I love their calls. I had opportunity to hold a potoo and thei feathers were the softest thing I have ever touched (not exaggerating)!

  • Living muppets

    Alaran ArmstrongAlaran Armstrongหลายเดือนก่อน
Your Life Will be Better After you Know About Frogmouths