Puffins can use sticks to scratch their itches. This is the first evidence that seabirds can use tools. cnn.com/2019/12/31/world/…
Beavers, alligators, and puffins are catholically considered fish during lent . thefisheriesblog.com/2017…
Porgs were included in Star Wars because they had no way of getting rid of all the puffins when they were filming in Ireland nme.com/news/film/star-wa…
Today I learned of GuΓ°laugur Friðþórsson, who was fishing off the coast of a remote Icelandic island inhabited by puffins when his ship capsized. He survived by swimming six hours in freezing water and walking several miles over volcanic rock. An average person survives in those conditions for about 75 minutes. bbc.com/future/article/20…
A baby puffin is called a "puffling." goodhousekeeping.com/life…
In 2008 Gordon Ramsay almost died while filming for puffin hunting in Iceland. He fell off an 85 feet cliff and remained submerged for nearly 45 seconds before he was able to come to the surface. telegraph.co.uk/news/cele…
The entire reason Porgs exist in the Last Jedi is because the island they filmed on is a Puffin sanctuary, which included a ton of Puffin extras they had to explain atlasobscura.com/articles…
Baby puffins are called "pufflings". youtu.be/cAzQfKiDKfo
The UK has multiple types of pedestrian crossings named after animals, including zebra, toucan, pelican, puffin, and pegasus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ped…
Gordon Ramsay while filming a scene about puffin hunting fell off an 85 foot cliff into water and survived. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Today I learned about the Norwegian Lundehund, one of the world's rarest and oldest dog breeds, which has six toes, extremely flexible joints and was bred specifically to fetch puffin eggs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
A baby puffin is called a puffling columbusaudubon.org/whats…
Puffinus puffinus is not the scientific name for the puffin. It's a different bird called the Manx shearwater. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Today I learned about the Norwegian Lundehund, a six toed dog that was bred to hunt puffins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
Researchers gave puffins sunglasses. (They were investigating the bioluminescence of puffin beaks with UV light.) news.nationalgeographic.c…
The atlantic puffin's beak changes color based on the season of the year. During mating season the beaks are the distictive orange commonly associated with the puffin but during the winter the beaks turn black. natgeokids.com/nz/discove…
Baby puffins are called pufflings. mercury.postlight.com/amp…
During Lent in medieval Europe, the definition of "fish" was often broadened to include whales, geese, puffins, and beaver tails. The nobility would also mould fish into the shape of ham and make imitation eggs by stuffing egg shells with fish roe and almond milk. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Med…
In the UK you can find not only Zebra crossings for pedestrians, but also Pelican, Puffin, Toucan, and Pegasus crossings. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ped…
The Catholic Church decreed that as the Puffin swam in the sea, it could be considered a fish, and therefore could be eaten on Friday. independent.ie/unsorted/f…
A baby Puffin is called a Puffling! natgeokids.com/uk/discove…
Puffins have a "Loafing Ledge" where they relax after hunting at sea youtube.com/watch?v=oD8kq…
That, in the UK, different types of pedestrian crossings are named after birds - Pelican and Puffin crossings are for pedestrians only, Toucan crossings allow for bikes. Crossings that allow for horseback riders to also cross are called Pegasus crossings. youtube.com/watch?v=X5V45…
After the breeding season, part of a Puffin's beak will fall off and its white plumage will darken so that the bird looks astonishingly different nhptv.org/natureworks/atl…
Gordon Ramsay almost died trying to catch puffin on a cliff side in Iceland en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gor…
Today I learned of the Norwegian Lundehund dog breed. They have 6 toes and can bend their heads back along their spine. These traits were bred to catch puffins, climbing narrow cliffs and through inaccessible caves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
UK Puffin crossings (pedestrian road crossing) can sense speeding cars and will switch to a red light en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…
Baby puffins are called pufflings. en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/…
To circumvent the Bible's rules, Catholics pretended that puffins, guinea pigs, turtles and geese were fish. independent.ie/unsorted/f…
A baby Puffin is called a Puffling bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Atl…
Puffins are a culinary tradition on the Faroe Islands en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F…
On the island of Lundy the number of puffins decreased from 3,500 pairs in 1939 to 10 pairs in 2000. This was mainly due to rats. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
The US has crosswalks, but many other parts of the world have 'zebra crossings.' There are also tiger crossings, pelican crossings, puffin crossings, toucan crossings...

This is all new to me.

Zebra crossings (Regular crosswalks):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebra_crossing

Pelican crossings (push-button crosswalks, with the signal on the other side of the road):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelican_crossing

Tiger crossings (includes cyclists):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_crossing

Toucan crossings (for cyclists, but a different style of signal):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toucan_crossing

Puffin crossings (push-button crosswalks; the walk/don't-walk light is on the same side you start from):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puffin_crossing

Oh Britain, tell us of your ways.

The Latin name for the Manx shearwater is Puffinus Puffinus. It is not related in any way to puffins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Puffins are hunted by a technique called "sky fishing", which involves catching low-flying birds with a big net theguardian.com/media/200…
Puffin's (the bird) bright colourful beaks fall off after breeding season leaving a small dull brown/black beak underneath. Their feet also change from bright orange to brown. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…
They Eat Puffins in Norway youtube.com/watch?v=SNyE1…
For over 300 years millions of puffins gather in the Faroese islands during the summer months. Locals then harvest the puffin making them a key part of their diet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far…
The Norwegian Lundehund (a rare, medium sized dog breed) was bred to hunt Puffins, and can touch its snout to its backbone. outsideonline.com/outdoor…
Baby Puffins are called Pufflings en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Baby Puffins are called Pufflings! kilda.org.uk/blog/entry.a…
The animal with the scientific name 'Puffinus puffinus' is the Manx shearwater, a smaller Atlantic seabird, and not the puffin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Puffins shed their distinctive colourful bills after laying season is finished, leaving behind a duller, smaller bill. They also lose the red markings around their eyes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…
People in Iceland eat puffin hearts as a delicacy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puf…

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