Von Miller has thoughts about birds that died out during the last Ice Age

The Denver Broncos star pass rusher showed off his unique personality in a profile with The Ringer.

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Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) strip sacks Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during fourth quarter action in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, February 7, 2016. Photo by Ben Hays.

Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller (58) strip sacks Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during fourth quarter action in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA, February 7, 2016. Photo by Ben Hays.

The power of positive thinking, his plans to get rich off his chicken-farming operation and how evolution will phase out people with red hair and freckles sometime in the next 5,000 years.

These were some of the topics Kevin Clark of The Ringer covered with Denver Broncos star pass rusher Von Miller in a delightful profile that dropped Tuesday morning.

We learn that Miller enjoys doing Google deep-dives and watching National Geographic. He seems to be fascinated by animals. Like the Haast’s eagle, which died out during the last Ice Age.

“I don’t know why I like giant animals in New Zealand, it just interests me,” Miller says. “But when you see pictures of this  — you’ve got a 12-foot bird that looks like an ostrich or an emu and you’ve got these little humans and they are hunting down these birds, I thought it was just dope. We’ve come far since then, people don’t really even go out there and hunt like that. I think it’s dope to learn about humans, about ourselves and where we come from.”

Go read the rest of the profile here. It is absolutely worth your time.

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