In this 2011 video, Youtuber 10000vxmen’s lovebird – seemingly unhappy with her modest hindquarters, crafts her own tail feathers from paper and attaches them to improve her look.
As recently featured on the TLC show My Crazy Obsession, Eric ‘the Mertailor’ Ducharme (charming name, charming guy) has turned a childhood obsession with all things mermaidenly into a business – making custom mer-tails.
This is precisely the kind of entrepreneurial spirit that will one day save Atlantis.
Go on. You know you want one.
Redditor mard86 received an email from a colleague explaining that he would be late for work because he was trying to ‘untie a squirrel tail knot’. When asked for a picture, the above snap arrived along with the following explanation:
I was pressed into squirrel rescue this morning on my way out. 5 young squirrels got tangled in Christmas lights in my neighbor’s yard. We got the lights off, but now their tails are one big knot, so I have to bring them into a rescue place to untie them, as I am unequipped to untie squirrel tail knots. I should be in this afternoon.