Snowball’s Tribute to Michael Jackson

Cockatoo 227x300I’ll have to claim ignorance on this one, because until the recent Taco Bell viral video / commercial, I didn’t know who Snowball was. However, now that I am aware, I think I may have a problem and require professional help. If you haven’t yet met Snowball, he is a Medium Sulphur Crested Eleanora Cockatoo who has become a YouTube star, and has helped his current owner run a bird rescue service. The damn bird even has a wikipedia entry. The picture to the right is actually not snowball, it’s a photo I took of another Cockatoo on my recent vacation. The wife and I ventured to a place called Parrot Mountain (fabulous, 100’s of birds) and this little bastard swung upside down on his perch and stole my hat while I was taking a photo of another bird. So enough about my problems, here is Snowball in the recent Taco Bell piece:

So you may watch that, and wonder if its real. Well based on what I observed at Parrot Mountain, and the other videos of this bird, I have come to the conclusion that it is. Now they may have filmed this bird for an hour to get that 30 seconds worth of goodness, but I have no doubt it’s 100% real. Which brings us to the video in the title up above. Snowball’s latest video is a tribute to the late pedophile, Michael Jackson:

[HT] DJ Mick

So how did Snowball become famous you may ask? Well it all started with this video of Snowball dancing to the Backstreet Boys (his favorite), which now has almost 3 Million views. So yeah, you can say I am a little late to the party on this one:

Here are a few more videos of Snowball doing his thing:

The people laughing and cheering ruined the last one a bit, but its pretty cool that the bird got on Letterman. To finish up, I’d like to share my vacation photos. We’ll start with slide carousel #1. Actually, I took a ton of photos of these birds, and I figured someone might have some kinda fetish. It’s virtually impossible to take a bad picture of these creatures, they are quite magnificent. I present to you, the Sexy Parrots of Tennessee:

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.

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