A Never-Ending Parade Of Geese Brings Ottawa Traffic To A Halt (VIDEO)
The geese start coming and they don't stop coming.
Take a gander at this! A resident filmed a seemingly never-ending gaggle of geese crossing an Ottawa street in single file on July 11 as commuters waited patiently for the animals to waddle on by. A video of the ordeal posted on The Weather Network has everyone honking with laughter.
In the hilarious clip, you can see over 30 geese make their way from one side of the street to the other. The birds slowly cross one by one, holding up traffic on both sides of the road.
And just when you think they’re done, another feathered cutie waddles on out.
Arguably the best part of the entire video, however, is the reaction of the woman behind the camera.
Her laughter at such an undeniably Canadian moment is both contagious and highly relatable.
So if you need a little wind beneath your wings today, take a look at this amazing video.
Of course, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen wild animals take over the capital recently.
In May, this adorableand in June, won our hearts.
Other birds got their moment in the spotlight, too.
Earlier this year,just outside of the city became a mini-celebrity as she held up traffic all across Kemptville.
Wow, talk about birds of a feather flocking together.
As for the new geese video, people quickly flocked to Twitter to add their own take on the laughable site.
One user wrote: "This is what it looks like when you take a group of junior or senior high school students on a field trip. They take forever to cross the street, oblivious to the traffic. #justlikegeese”
Another added: “That wall is like a clown car for geese.”
Apparently, downtown Ottawa is a regular hot spot for geese crossings as one photo shows an equally large group crossing Sussex Drive last summer.
Because why bother flying when you could hold up traffic instead, right?
Now we're just left with the age-old question: Why did the geese cross the street?
To get to the other side? To annoy and amuse motorists in equal measure? We may never know.