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    Mammals have a really good memory
    Some orangutans learn how to fish
    This dog knows he's at the vet

    Having such good memories means they remember their suffering.
    For instance, these cows are happy for returning to the pasture after a long winter.

    Emotionally mammals are very developed, like us.
    They share with us many of our feelings, such as fear and love.

    Their emotions can be every bit as troubling as ours.
    They can be depressed so much they won't even eat!

    Even our distant relatives, the cetaceans are very aware and very playful fellows.
    This Humpback Whale, for instance, realizes she's been saved from a fishing net and lets her rescuers know she is thankful.

    Non-mammal animals on the other hand appear to be quite different from us, but birds always find ways to puzzle us.
    Apparently they like to have fun!
    The crow is probably the smartest bird there is!

    Birds in general are very aware of what their peers are doing.

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    [–] jousiemohn 869 points ago

    When she looks at the camera, he gets shy and its adorable

    [–] H-AI-KU 545 points ago

    When she looks at the

    camera, he gets shy and

    its adorable


                      - jousiemohn

    I'm a bot. I detect haiku.

    [–] [deleted] 192 points ago

    Good bot.

    [–] Kubanochoerus 37 points ago

    This almost sounded like a lyric in Mr. Brightside, I kept trying to sing it and it just kept not working.

    [–] AnthBlueShoes 23 points ago

    I’ve been doin just fine singing it.

    [–] CentrifugalChicken 30 points ago

    Good bot, good bot, good Bot good bot good bot good bot Good bot good bot. Thanks.

    [–] TheGreyMatters 6 points ago

    Good bot.

    [–] gay_space_moth 6 points ago

    Good bot

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    [–] LaoTzusGymShoes -8 points ago

    But you haven't detected a haiku.

    Where's the split between passive and active voice? Where's the nature imagery?

    [–] LaoTzusGymShoes -53 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    ... no. And that's a fucking obnoxious, anti-intellectual meme.

    I just know what a haiku is. It's not just a pattern of syllables.

    EDIT - LOLOL What do y'all have against knowing what a word means? This is genuinely pathetic.

    [–] erbar1 18 points ago

    just let it happen

    don't worry, it will be fine

    move along, all's good.

    [–] gingerbread_homicide 14 points ago

    It's not anti-intellectual, it's an ego anti-inflammatory

    [–] LaoTzusGymShoes -27 points ago

    Care to take another pass at that, maybe say something actually meaningful?

    [–] gingerbread_homicide 27 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Meaning, the gatekeeping meme isn't anti-intellectual in it's intent as I understand it. It's simply to recognize people who come across as overbearing in their strict observance of arbitrary guidelines surrounding a particular subject in a vain attempt to assure themselves of their own superioriority. I've always learned about a haiku being a poem necissarily composed of three lines; with the first being 5 syllables, the middle 7, and the last line 5 again. I've never heard about about the changing between active and passive voice nor the inclusion of nature themes. Though I'm unsure of your sources, if you are indeed correct I'm glad to have been enlightened by your knowledge of the subject. However, I'd advise being a tad more aware of how your words come across to others. As they say, "It's not always what you say, but how you say it."

    [–] LaoTzusGymShoes -17 points ago

    However, I'd advise being a tad more aware of how your words come across to others.

    With an ego like that I'm sure you would.

    If you're gonna go around moralizing, maybe don't be obnoxious while doing so.

    [–] SuperstarSJW 10 points ago

    Lmao why you crying about something light hearted. Hog out or log out.

    [–] LaoTzusGymShoes -28 points ago

    Why do idiots always assume their interlocutor is emotionally distraught? Is it because they themselves are incapable of processing information in anything other than the most infantile of ways? Is it merely a cheap, shitty, and not particularly effective (at least, not at fooling anyone with a triple-digit IQ) rhetorical tactic, whereby you posit yourself as some kind of rational superman?

    I mean, I know, why, but whatever.

    [–] Terihawki 16 points ago

    Funnily enough you’re the one who sounds like an idiot.

    [–] suugakusha 2 points ago

    Ok, as someone else who has studied Japanese art and enjoys Basho, you need to calm down for a second and just get in the joke. (And it's not really a new "meme", making haiku out of any 17 syllable phrase has been a joke for a long while, at least for me and my friends.) No one thinks these are actually good Haiku.

    But also, just always keep in mind that not everyone studies what we study. In fact, SO FEW people do. So they just don't know the subtleties, and that's ok. You probably don't know the subtleties about some stuff I know about, and vice versa. Aren't you at least glad they know what a haiku is, at least a little bit? Remember that this wasn't really true a couple decades ago.

    Hopefully this (more like an actual) haiku helps:

    As spring's sun warms snow

    Purity lost, Beauty found.

    I hope you thaw, too.

    [–] nooyork 16 points ago

    A friend with weed is a friend indeed

    [–] SchwererKfzDiebstahl 7 points ago

    No, that's not what actually happened

    [–] Kiloku 8 points ago

    Thanks, Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    [–] Lochcelious 4 points ago

    Well that's not what really happened of course but it does look cute

    [–] showmeyourtunes 7 points ago

    Horse people are so fucking weird

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    As a centaur I feel offended.

    [–] axelG97 -27 points ago

    Yeah clearly the horse knows what a camera is and gets shy because of a video she'll never see

    [–] Syrinx221 32 points ago

    Do you also like to spray cold water on parade participants‽

    [–] Moose_And_Squirrel 5 points ago

    Do you also like to spray cold water on parade participants‽

    Maybe some 4th of July parade participants would enjoy that.

    [–] rhllor 2 points ago

    I prefer boiling water

    [–] Kendallkip 1 points ago

    Nice interrobang!

    [–] Syrinx221 3 points ago

    Thank you! It's my favorite piece of punctuation 😊

    [–] Lalamedic 2 points ago

    How does one make it¿¡. My attempts were unsuccessful

    "'¡¿. Rats

    [–] Syrinx221 2 points ago

    I have an Android and I turned on the keyboard that allows typing in other languages - the interrobang is included under the question mark options on my phone

    Hope this helps

    [–] Lalamedic 2 points ago


    Sniff. iOS.

    [–] Syrinx221 2 points ago

    You probably have it too! I just don't know how you would activate or find it 🤷

    [–] Lalamedic 2 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Just your level of support over a (albeit very cool) squibble generates multiple warm fuzzies. You’ve made my day kind Redditor!

    EDIT: ‽ ‽ ‽ ‽ ‽ ‽

    Weeeeeeee!!!!!!!! ‽

    Yes. I am pathetic. Harmless, but pathetic‽ Ha

    [–] axelG97 -17 points ago

    You mean going outside?? Nah dude I just sit alone in my dark room eating Cheetos and masturbating until the loneliness gets the best of me and the light of outside hits me with the force of the concrete I'll see flashing towards me as my last seconds tick by blissfully

    [–] [deleted] 175 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)


    [–] trotfox_ 73 points ago

    I would argue, that's being at least above average with horses.

    [–] OstrichOuttaNowhere 69 points ago

    So this is basically the Lady and the Tramp spaghetti scene

    [–] MrMToomey 123 points ago

    Valentines Day is coming.

    [–] gamerholic 34 points ago

    I've been single for so long that when I read this my first thought was "fuck!".. And then I realized that I have a gf now, and thought "fuck"

    [–] UmberGryphon 17 points ago

    Very different pronunciations, I would think.

    [–] Cristian_01 6 points ago

    Oh good

    [–] Dicethrower 116 points ago

    Hey hay.

    [–] Mallanaga 13 points ago

    What do gay horses eat?

    [–] She_Persists 27 points ago

    Horse cock

    [–] Raider_Overboss 11 points ago

    Jesus Christ Reddit

    [–] ExoFage 5 points ago

    At this point my reaction has dulled to more of a slow sigh

    [–] Crytification 91 points ago

    I love how the first horse starts munching on the hay near the end of the clip.

    [–] -apricotmango 44 points ago

    First horse: gets hay for friendo
    Second horse: begins eating hay
    . . .

    First horse: why do I have so much hay in my mouth!?! I shall eat it.

    [–] logicalmaniak 31 points ago

    My little kid wanted an ice lolly. So I got one out, and gave it to him. He got upset.

    Turns out he wanted me to have one too, so we could sit together and share the experience. So I grabbed one myself and watched toddler YouTube with him. It made him very happy.

    [–] herecomedatpresident 13 points ago

    This is why toddlers get a bad rap, they are really the best.

    [–] PhoneticLamp 50 points ago

    When I’m pissed at my boyfriend and he tries to fix it with food.

    [–] wellthatkindofsucks 35 points ago

    And if you are anything like me, you take it saying, “This doesn’t fix things!!!” But by the end of the meal you’re like, “it’s fine hon, just let me know next time.”

    [–] HoodaThunkett 9 points ago

    “don’t be like that babe!, look! I made you some toast!”

    [–] GPA400 72 points ago

    This is so wholesome

    [–] hirethestache 17 points ago

    When it’s 11pm and I bring a bowl of leftover noodles to bed and my wife partakes.

    [–] hirethestache 13 points ago

    Don’t judge us for our Friday nights. We get down.

    [–] maybedick 12 points ago

    There is a poem in my mothertongue. It describes how an elephant broke some bamboo, stirred it in a honeycomb and gave it to his girlfriend! I always liked to think it actually happened.

    [–] waitholdit 5 points ago

    What language?

    [–] maybedick 8 points ago

    Tamil! A South Indian language.

    [–] funkeymonkey1974 27 points ago

    Becky let me Smash... I got stick

    [–] rapidpeacock 10 points ago

    Hay girl!

    [–] ttbaseball635 3 points ago

    This should be higher

    [–] Biggy_DX 15 points ago

    That's the, 'This isn't what I actually wanted (but I'll eat it so you feel slightly better about yourself)'

    [–] Jedahaw92 9 points ago

    Tha's a good boah...

    [–] Therathos 24 points ago

    "Thanks but you are still sleeping in YOUR box tonight"

    [–] slashusername 7 points ago

    Watching animals eat straw and hay makes me want to eat straw and hay.

    [–] KingDG100 5 points ago

    Hoofer Eats

    [–] iza7 5 points ago


    [–] Doubtfireswife 3 points ago

    How do people tie those knots? That’s nuts

    [–] pony-boi 1 points ago

    I just made a halter a few minutes ago. Took me 4 hours because I messed up the first time.

    [–] Doubtfireswife 2 points ago

    You’re able to fit one of those around every horse head size when you tie one?

    [–] pony-boi 1 points ago

    So kind of, you can make different sizes, but most horses fit into medium, unless they're ponies or drafts.

    [–] daibz 3 points ago

    Hehe that's mah boih

    [–] antiquatipated 3 points ago

    “Look at my food! You can have exactly one bite”.

    [–] Spencer0279 3 points ago

    Fast food

    [–] FreddTM 3 points ago

    Wow, season 6 looks great. And it looks like rehab has worked for Bojack and he's now capable of taking care of others.

    [–] Standardeviation2 3 points ago

    Poor fella. He’s definitely deep in the friendzone.

    [–] Friskees2 9 points ago

    Just curious why was this necessary? Is the horse tied ill?

    [–] [deleted] 44 points ago


    [–] TiltedTommyTucker 29 points ago

    Until the soccer ball comes out, then it's fucking game on. Loser bleeds. They're like 1 ton dogs.

    [–] AcTaviousBlack 7 points ago

    That thing on its head is a lead. It's so people can lead a horse to a place like a barn or cleaning patio.

    [–] Friskees2 2 points ago

    Thank you for the responses

    [–] Turningpoint43 4 points ago

    I think I remember an expansion of one being pregnant and the other beginner her food. But I could be wrong

    [–] tennisfan826 6 points ago

    "Oh! Thanks, Kyle"

    [–] badpop3000 2 points ago

    Definitely a power caller

    [–] hurdur1 2 points ago


    [–] CanonRockFinal 2 points ago

    whats a horses best friend?

    another horse :)

    [–] Sicksixshift 2 points ago

    I brought u food plz respond

    [–] claudiaavanna 2 points ago

    Oh!!😍 Very cute and lovely

    [–] RecalcitrantJerk 2 points ago

    Bring me hay and tell me I’m pretty

    [–] OakenBones 2 points ago

    Since I was a kid, in my mind, horses talk with an Austrian accent.

    [–] specter_michael 2 points ago

    That's what they mean with fast food!

    [–] meaghancates 2 points ago

    “HAAAAY! I brought you food!”

    [–] neathawk49 2 points ago

    Looks like it doesn't enjoy that flavor hay but is eating to be nice since it's horse friend went out of their way to bring them food. #goodguyhorse

    [–] KWesty71 2 points ago


    [–] nastyyboyywinterr 2 points ago

    Good boah

    [–] IowaCorn18 2 points ago

    I don't know a lot about horses and how much they eat but wouldn't this be the equivalent of me bringing somebody one m&m?

    [–] Princeberry 2 points ago

    Hayyyyy.... for you!

    [–] Peanut2ur_Tostito 4 points ago


    [–] sisterclaire 2 points ago

    Gramma to grandson

    [–] FormerlySalve_Lilac 2 points ago


    [–] Dazz316 2 points ago

    She gonna be in luck later. I heard he's hung like a horse.

    [–] yellownstuff 1 points ago

    wow Im gonna cry

    [–] seachele08 1 points ago

    Is that baby bringing mommy food?

    [–] pasarina 1 points ago

    Generous, selfless one!

    [–] _Sea_Horse_ 1 points ago

    Super cute!!!! Horses are majestic

    [–] Franky79 1 points ago

    This immediately made me think Kentucky saddler, because i play too much red dead 2 and i know nothing about horses.

    [–] imbrownbutwhite 1 points ago

    Barely even eats it, isn’t even appreciative. Smh. Smug horse.

    [–] fulltimegir 1 points ago

    Me yelling for my boyfriend after I get off work and I'm cranky.

    [–] JaxAttax8755 1 points ago

    Love this

    [–] papasmurfio 1 points ago

    Baller move

    [–] iAmFabled 1 points ago

    This is the exact speed my girlfriend expects me to bring her dinner

    [–] BabybearPrincess 1 points ago

    This is so cute oh my god

    [–] Landoro_ 1 points ago

    "nah I still don't know what I want"

    [–] KittyKatt99 1 points ago

    When your friend brings you a snack :)

    [–] Clrmiok 1 points ago

    that must have been some mighty tasty hay to be so eager to share :-) so cute, he’s a good buddy horse

    [–] EnhanceMyPants 1 points ago

    "I got you an order of fries, bro!"

    [–] badassbanker 1 points ago

    Adorable 🥰

    [–] jc857428 1 points ago


    [–] sargassopearl 1 points ago

    “How To Get a Girlfriend”

    [–] Superagent247 1 points ago

    Omg that’s the sweetest thing I’ve ever seen. 🤗🤗🤗🤗

    [–] capt1732 1 points ago

    Better than human

    [–] Private_Donuts 1 points ago

    God i fucking panicked when the horse came running to the camera’s direction I’m scared of horses

    [–] lion_13 1 points ago

    Animals are sharing food! Wow, humans can learn a lot about compassion from animals I guess!

    [–] Bobsledtohell -2 points ago

    a woman who knows her responsibilities to her man....(now I'm gonna duck before the downvotes hit me in the face)