Lots of people would be intimidated by this dog. He’s a large, sturdy, muscular Boxer who’s probably got a sharp set of teeth. But you don’t have to be scared of him. He’s actually the one who is terrified. Of a feather, it turns out.
But this dog doesn’t just cower and walk away from this scary, mysterious object. He approaches it with curiosity—but with a healthy dose of restraint. It’s quite admirable, in fact.
When another video of a dog freaking out over a feather went viral a few months ago, Gawker asked if the dog was afraid of the feather because it smelled like a bird. It’s a valid question that remains relevant today.