To those people in the world who have enough free time on their hands to do this like this: we salute you. 

Who ever thought that pictures of birds with their wings photoshopped off would be so entertaining? Yet here we are, thoroughly enjoying them.

It all started when Twitter user @elvysh posted their pic of an eagle and a tern with their wings removed, kickstarting a whole host of others adding their handiwork to the mix:


(There's always one)

It wasn't long before things took a turn for the even-more-ridiculous...

Happy Thursday, folks. Nearly there.