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Scientists have found that drunk birds slur their songs, just like humans do when intoxicated. Researcher said that speech impairment is one

The biocompass — whose constituent proteins exist in related forms in other species, including humans — could explain a long-standing puzzle: how animals such as birds and insects sense magnetism. Long Sought Biological Compass Discovered - Scientific American

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A scientist found a bird that hadn’t been seen in half a century, then killed it. Here’s why.

Birds can hear without the need for external ears – and now a TUM research team has found out how. (Image: Reddogs / Fotolia)

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Instinct - Are We Born With a Protective Instinct?

Motherhood. / how much sacrifice must this mama bird make by standing with them on the branch til they are ready to fly? May we remember this bird when we get tired of our teen-age children as they are about to leave the nest, and keep on being loving !