Our photo of the day comes from the watery wilds of Canada.
I'm not sure how "coot" came to mean a foolish or eccentric person – but come to think of it, these two do look a bit like silly old coots. But mostly, they're just sweet as can be. The chick appears to have recently hatched, given its red bill and the rust-colored down around its cute coot face.
Thank you to photographer Tony LePrieur, who took this shot at Frank Lake in Alberta, Canada.
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