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Google Doodle hearts Valentines Day with avian Olympians – CNET

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Get ready for some Olympics-inspired animal romance when you type in your next search term.

Today’s Google Doodle featured on the homepage of google.com is an animated short that tells the tale of two figure skating birds in love. Running twenty-five seconds and set to homey music, it follows the Grebes as they twirl in the water, ascend into the sky to trace a heart shape, then return to a snowbound embrace.

“The two lovebirds have been skating together since they were chicks, but today they truly spread their wings,” says Google’s mock play-by-play of the Grebes routine.

The Doodle is the sixth in Google’s Doodle Snow Games series themed after the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Korea. The backdrop of the animation shows traditional Korean-style rooftops, and clicking through after it ends calls up a search results page for “Winter Olympics.”

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