A wild raven perches himself on the fence of a human’s farm and squawks for help because he has three porcupine quills stuck in the side of his face. The kind humans who find him attempt to take the quills out, but not without some “lip” from the raven.
(Really. It is a baby! Its mouth is still pink.)
Awwww good birdie! It absolutely amazes me that not only did the raven seek out help, it sat there while the quills were taken out, despite the fact that it obviously hurt. Ravens are incredible.
So, on a school trip to Italy we parked next to another tour bus filled with kids about our age or younger. While waiting to get going to our next stop, we ended up having a staredown with the ginger kid and his floppy haired friend. After a few moments of intense staring, someone lifted their hand to the window to display their Game Boy.
With that, someone from our bus pulled out their Game Boy and waved it next to the window as well. Within moments, the entire other bus had children clamouring to the side. all with arms outstretched and game cartridges and consoles pressed eagerly against the glass, each one smiling and waving as our bus erupted with laughter.
The bus eventually pulled away and we never saw them again, but I will always remember this as one of the funniest moments on our trip.