#Prattkeeping Is the Best Thing on the Internet Today


Jurassic World opened last weekend, breaking all sorts of records. While that’s great and all, and dinosaurs are awesome and what not, this is the best thing that happened as a result: Prattkeeping.

In the movie, Chris Pratt does a move to assert dominance and calm down raptors. Animal keepers started to contribute their own versions, and before long a new wonderful meme was born. Check out Fusion for a longer list.

Here are some of our favorites:

 

#raptorsquad @cameldiscovery #jurasiczookeeper keeper Ambrose

A photo posted by Kati Speer (@kati_speer) on

 

#jurassiczookeeper @sacramentozoo

A photo posted by Mike Owyang (@ohmygoat1) on

 

Jurassic Keeper. #jurassicworld #dinosaur #emu #jurassiczookeeper #animal #movie

A photo posted by Jon Ovens (@parrotman_jon) on

 

Unfortunately, not everyone thinks it’s funny:

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