Move aside Romeo and Juliet. The award for most tragic love story now belongs to Nigel the bird and his concrete beloved.
Per The Guardian, the story begins in 2013 when Nigel, a gannet, showed up on Mana Island, an uninhabited piece of land off the coast of New Zealand. Initially, conservationists had placed fake concrete gannets on the island in order to attract some real birds.
Soon after he moved to the island, conservationists realized that Nigel was alone—and that he was insistent on romancing one of the concrete birds. Read more…
Source: Mashable | RIP Nigel, the saddest bird in the world