The Big-Footed Jacana

The African jacana is a bird with long skinny feet and... how many of them? This image appeared at the no context subreddit,  so there's no explanation for a bird with what appears to be eight legs. Maybe you can guess. Or you can just watch a video about these birds.

Okay, so there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for all those legs. It's even adorable. But before you get to it, you have to marvel at these tiny chicks with enormous feet bearing toes and claws that are as long as their bodies. They act almost like snowshoes for walking around on water lilies. Our earth is an amazing place. -via TYWKIWDBI 

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