It was Joe Biden in a tuxedo. Kidding! It was an African blackfooted penguin, and it was hanging out at the Kentucky State Senate during a vote about the local aquarium it calls home. Senate President David Williams reported interrupted a colleague's speech to announce, "The penguin... just defecated on the floor."

"Actually, senator, I believe that's your desk," the speaker replied. [Lexington Herald-Leader, WLWT, PaperMag]