Planking, we hardly knew you.  

The bizarre social media phenomenon, in which adherents lay their bodies out flat like a plank, then pose for pictures in strange and sometimes dangerous places, is poised to be surpassed by Owling – yes, Owling.

Owling is another bizarre social media phenomenon, in which adherents contort their body to look like an owl, then pose for pictures in strange and sometimes dangerous places.

Our friends at PLANET 1051 in southeast Louisiana are all over the Owling trend, and they have posted a bunch of owling photos on their website. You can also check out a couple of them below, including a rare Planking-Owling combo shot.  It’s a hoot.