Guy Fills His Hands With Water To Create A Bathtub For His Bird

This European goldfinch taking a bird bath in his master’s hands is an unusual display of trust. Not only is taming a bird difficult, but researchers are still uncertain as to why birds take baths. Recent studies suggest it has something to do with feather maintenance, and that baths can make them less clumsy in flight. (h/t: twentytwowords)