Not Marshmallow Peeps...

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    I came across these guys in the bird market in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It was a startling sight. Several emotions ran through me in quick succession: amazement, pity, anger, resignation. Several hours later, this is what I'm thinking: 1) many people in my home town, Berkeley, California, dye their hair these colors; 2) they will probably soon be satay ayam (grilled chicken skewers found everywhere around here, served with a delicious spicy peanut sauce).

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    1. loganwing 59 months ago | reply

      Brilliant colors!

    2. blp1979 59 months ago | reply

      #2 sounds tastier than peeps!

      Sounds like you're having a great time!

    3. cobalt123 59 months ago | reply

      yikes! So startling, amazing.

    4. Lenny&Meriel 58 months ago | reply

      I got that funny, then, cross, then resigned thing going on.

    5. pdxsafariguy 41 months ago | reply

      great image, love the color. i assume these guys have been dyed? they're not actually those colors?

      seen in getty sales thread.

    6. Michael Layefsky 41 months ago | reply

      pdxsafariguy - Thanks! I believe that the dye is injected into the eggs and the chicks come out these colors when they hatch.

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