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Category: Weird
Date: 09/19/10 03:00 PM

72 Responses to Whipper: The Mutant Parakeet

  1. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2551 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 2:42 pm
    Link: Whipper: The Mutant Parakeet - Whipper was abandoned for his...unusual appearance.
  2. Profile photo of MisterG
    MisterG Male 30-39
    633 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    Chewbabird.
  3. Profile photo of Hiromi
    Hiromi Female 18-29
    1149 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:06 pm
    I want one. Really bad.
  4. Profile photo of citizen_kane
    citizen_kane Male 18-29
    272 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:09 pm
    the word "euthanasia" springs to mind.
  5. Profile photo of kribbe
    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:13 pm



    notice the resemblance?
  6. Profile photo of RoboPatton
    RoboPatton Male 30-39
    2424 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    He looks like a chirping pile of silly string.
  7. Profile photo of gchimmel
    gchimmel Female 18-29
    667 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:16 pm
    He was abandoned? Really?
  8. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    Most birds I`ve seen have eyes.
  9. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:23 pm
    lol....ridiculous
  10. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:25 pm
    I doubt he can fly, so basically abandoning him is exactly what would have happened in nature.

    That said... He looks like a hilarious conversation starter.

    "Why the hell do you have a green, two-legged Lhasa apso?"
  11. Profile photo of PsychGeek
    PsychGeek Female 18-29
    1798 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm
    back in 1995, thousands of birds like Whipper had to be put down because they couldn`t find loving homes.
  12. Profile photo of Damshek
    Damshek Male 18-29
    49 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm
    Well, there`s natural selection for you...
  13. Profile photo of izzylyn
    izzylyn Female 13-17
    80 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 3:56 pm
    I WANT IT!!!!!!!!!!
  14. Profile photo of Tommasso1618
    Tommasso1618 Male 13-17
    202 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:05 pm
    really? NO ONE else thinks he looks liek a bud of weed at all? seriosuly! I woulda named him like..... idk.... Dopey or somethin....
  15. Profile photo of Spider_sol
    Spider_sol Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:08 pm
    Abandoned at birth: a face not even a mother could love.
  16. Profile photo of Tommasso1618
    Tommasso1618 Male 13-17
    202 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:10 pm
    or maybe `Bud` or `kush` or `chronic` or `schwag`
  17. Profile photo of darkgear6
    darkgear6 Male 70 & Over
    1378 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:15 pm
    abandoned? mofo..
  18. Profile photo of Maromi
    Maromi Female 18-29
    1095 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:27 pm
    i`d abandon that ugly mofo too.
  19. Profile photo of mach1mustang
    mach1mustang Female 13-17
    1 post
    September 19, 2010 at 4:40 pm
    Its cute :)
  20. Profile photo of evilducky00
    evilducky00 Male 18-29
    430 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 4:50 pm
    Aww it`s a living feather duster.
  21. Profile photo of PinkHomicide
    PinkHomicide Female 18-29
    355 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 5:06 pm
    He`s ADORABLE!
  22. Profile photo of ylime_1408
    ylime_1408 Female 13-17
    26 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:04 pm
    I love this bird!
    Abandoned? IT`S SO GORGEOUS!
  23. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:17 pm
    Damshek: It`s actually the opposite of natural selection. If left abandoned in the wild, it would have died (natural selection) but since it was rescued by this nice lady, it lived... making it unnatural selection.
  24. Profile photo of ROK9
    ROK9 Male 18-29
    1834 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    kinda ugly
  25. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3599 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:27 pm
    aww... pretty bird...
  26. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:30 pm
    whipper- "don`t hate me because Im beautiful."
  27. Profile photo of MrsPoods
    MrsPoods Female 18-29
    547 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 6:52 pm
    he should be killed and worn. birds are awful pets.
  28. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 7:11 pm
    Evolution?
  29. Profile photo of kikilalaz
    kikilalaz Male 18-29
    52 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 7:21 pm
    it`s a bird-wookie hybrid!
  30. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5195 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 7:28 pm
    When the Japanese see this, they will pay a million, billion yen for it. They like f-dup pets.
  31. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 7:29 pm
    I like his squeak at the end...
  32. Profile photo of VirtualParty
    VirtualParty Male 18-29
    787 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 7:48 pm
    Curly feathers? How interesting. He seems really well trained too, which is a surprising thing for most birds.
  33. Profile photo of Kodyo
    Kodyo Male 18-29
    226 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 8:38 pm
    Joe Dirt of the animal world.
  34. Profile photo of DavioMagnifi
    DavioMagnifi Male 13-17
    600 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm
    hes a paroodle!
  35. Profile photo of Ebola0001
    Ebola0001 Male 30-39
    23 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm
    I love him... they really need to start breeding him out to start a new sub breed of parakeet... it is absolutely adorable, and with the lack of flight due to the wing feathers being like that also... would be far less worry about it getting out and away. I vote to breed it into a population of them
  36. Profile photo of Seastone
    Seastone Female 18-29
    612 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 8:43 pm
    According to his Wikipedia page, he is apparently blind, and has short, flightless wings, in addition to the obvious feather issues. The article says his odd vocalizations may be a result of the mutation or may be the result of the early separation from his species, but as it is quite common for pet birds to be separated from their parents shortly after *hatching* (not birth, as this video for some reason stated) and raised solely by humans, I personally doubt it`s the latter reason. I could wish it was so easy to get them to make that sound, because his little squeaks were adorable.

    And, Fatninja01, considering he`s blind, I don`t think we can expect him to pass on his mutation, so it can`t be evolutionary progression.
  37. Profile photo of Space_girl
    Space_girl Female 18-29
    627 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 8:52 pm
    so cute!
  38. Profile photo of slut_etta
    slut_etta Female 50-59
    3849 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 9:10 pm
    he was abandoned at birth? not being familiar with birds i would hope he wasn`t abandoned by his human `parents`. although that wouldn`t surprise me as humans can be so mother-loving stupid at times. just imagine being the owner of the first of a potential new subspecies of parakeet..... mind-boggling......
  39. Profile photo of Darkblitz9
    Darkblitz9 Male 18-29
    59 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 9:19 pm
    Well, if you look at it in terms of evolution (for those of who who don`t believe, stop reading) this mutation could have been similar to the one that occurred millions of years ago to change the first feathers into fur or vice versa. just something to think about.
  40. Profile photo of Discobiscuit
    Discobiscuit Male 18-29
    542 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 9:22 pm
    D`AWWW! I WANT HIM!
  41. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 10:32 pm
    OMG! What did you do to that poor sick bastard! You freaks!!!!!!
  42. Profile photo of docwatson
    docwatson Male 18-29
    253 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 10:33 pm
    @Darkblitz9: I don`t think I`ve ever read anything suggesting land animals have an evolutionary branch from birds...
  43. Profile photo of Squinky
    Squinky Female 18-29
    117 posts
    September 19, 2010 at 11:31 pm
    I`ve read about these before, it`s called the feather-duster mutation. While you may think he looks cute, you can guarantee he is absolutely miserable. They can`t climb, preen or fly like other budgies, and can hardly make any noise either. They rarely live longer than 5 months. The poor little thing :(
  44. Profile photo of SvampeBob
    SvampeBob Male 18-29
    3076 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 12:15 am
    awww he`s so cut
  45. Profile photo of TalcumX
    TalcumX Male 50-59
    561 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 12:58 am
    awww...but that music makes me want to kill whipper with a shovel
  46. Profile photo of BobbyJenkins
    BobbyJenkins Female 18-29
    106 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 3:32 am
    Aaaawww he`s so cuuuuuuuute
  47. Profile photo of DeathToLems
    DeathToLems Female 18-29
    1435 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 4:07 am
    i was like awww hes sooo cute, but then i read Squinkys post and then i was like awwww poor thing.
    thanks Squinky for ruining my happyness. ¬_¬
  48. Profile photo of binarystarr
    binarystarr Male 30-39
    479 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 4:36 am
    a similar thing happened to that dog in The Fly 2.

    Less cute though in fairness.
  49. Profile photo of Mweebles
    Mweebles Female 18-29
    1653 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 5:40 am
    That bird`s mullet is freaking sweet.
  50. Profile photo of peloos12
    peloos12 Male 18-29
    3822 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 5:49 am
    I wanna take it to a buffet and hide it in the lettuce.
  51. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 7:01 am
    A retarted bird. Oh, thats news.
  52. Profile photo of obhwfgirl
    obhwfgirl Female 18-29
    582 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 7:07 am
    @DarkBlitz

    Mammals did not evolve from birds. Small rodent-like mammals existed when the dinos went extinct. The dino`s extinction actually allowed these mammals to expand and diversify into what we have today.

    However, some small dinosaurs did survive the extinction -- they had feathers and, ultimately, evolved into birds.
  53. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4032 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 7:18 am
    How could they possibly know he was abandoned at birth because of the way he looks?
  54. Profile photo of vw
    vw Female 30-39
    406 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 7:57 am
    Can he even see out of that?
  55. Profile photo of ruez
    ruez Male 18-29
    113 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 9:28 am
    oooh girl
    who did your hair
  56. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 9:35 am
    A green wookie
  57. Profile photo of edana42
    edana42 Female 50-59
    2509 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 9:37 am
    does he have mutant powers also?
  58. Profile photo of Tiredofnicks
    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5097 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 10:20 am
    Oystah: He was hatched in captivity.

    Apparently the mutation also causes blindness.
  59. Profile photo of DixxyRarr
    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 11:07 am
    Ruez:

    HAHAHA! That cracked me up
  60. Profile photo of IssaTheFiend
    IssaTheFiend Female 18-29
    2353 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 1:16 pm
    Looks like he has the same mutation as cousin it.
  61. Profile photo of TopperHey
    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 1:30 pm
    If he can`t see because no-one bothered to trim his feathers, that would really really piss me off.
  62. Profile photo of AJohns
    AJohns Female 18-29
    4 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    :( I want one.
  63. Profile photo of fishgul69
    fishgul69 Female 18-29
    914 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 4:15 pm
    god. I hate birds anyways, and this ugly fug didn`t help.
  64. Profile photo of BoomBox
    BoomBox Male 13-17
    1232 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm
    D`aww, that sound it makes is so cute.
  65. Profile photo of Maelstrom_x
    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
    1883 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 7:21 pm
    Mutant parakeet will devour your soul!
  66. Profile photo of sprinkies
    sprinkies Female 18-29
    172 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 8:56 pm
    he is adorable!!!
  67. Profile photo of NummyGirl
    NummyGirl Female 13-17
    13 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 8:57 pm
    I want one :D
  68. Profile photo of flingspoo
    flingspoo Female 18-29
    999 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 10:26 pm
    I`d take him as a friend! He`s so cute!
    Besides, if he got mouthy, I do have a cat...
  69. Profile photo of Orpheon
    Orpheon Male 18-29
    70 posts
    September 20, 2010 at 10:37 pm
    aww, it`s just fluffy
  70. Profile photo of NeoDarkHunt
    NeoDarkHunt Male 30-39
    38 posts
    September 21, 2010 at 5:55 am
    it`s reallllllllllllllllllllllly old
    ..... really really really old.

    So old that the bird is already dead for a long time.
  71. Profile photo of OmgZelda
    OmgZelda Female 18-29
    1593 posts
    September 21, 2010 at 7:24 pm
    Awwwwww <3

    I`d cut his feathers so he could see, though.

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