A smiling bird that had disappeared for 40 years was rediscovered in Colombia last year. It was seen and photographed near the site where the Virgin Mary appeared in a tree root in 1709. Coincidence? I think not!
The Recurve-Billed Bushbird
While we're on the subject of smiles, here are a couple of other smiling creatures.
From the unbelievably ugly...
...to the unbelievably cute.