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Rose Byrne's insane kookaburra call is the best thing on the internet today

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Rose Byrne, the criminally underrated comedic spirit of Bridesmaids, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night to talk about her upcoming projects. And somehow, the two got to talking about Byrne's home country of Australia.

Australia, as you may know, is basically the country where nature decided it wanted to get weird. In Australia, you can stomp on a fearsome spider only to see thousands of its babies explode from its body. You can also find 19-foot snakes breaking into stores and bats falling out of the sky.

The country is also home to a creature known as the laughing kookaburra, a cackling demon in an avian costume:

(Auscape via Getty Images)

(Auscape via Getty Images)

The laughing kookaburra is native to eastern Australia and eats fish. (Iggy Azalea is also from eastern Australia, but that may be neither here nor there.) The bird is known to have a "laughing" call, which Byrne demonstrates in the video above. According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Byrne nails this terrible sound:

It's a call that makes you thankful kookaburras are not nocturnal. It's a call that makes you thankful you don't live in Australia — and thankful for Rose Byrne.

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