While we’re still unsure if they are a regular fixture of the Tamagawa-josui sidewalk in Musashino, Japan, one thing is for sure — when the Google Street View cameras came by in March of this year there was a gaggle of mutant pigeon people waiting.

The eight avian-humans are poised and ready as the Google bike camera approaches and turn around to peer curiously as it passes them. One of them has disappeared in that short amount of time, most likely to hide under your bed.

The Japanese pranksters follow in the great tradition of Japan’s youth being weird for the sake of weird much like octopus pornography, hairy legged stockings, and eyeball licking before them. At least no one is getting sick from this, although it may contribute to some bird-people nightmares.


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