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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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Video: 5 Flirty and Funny Mating Dances

Video: 5 Flirty and Funny Mating Dances

Tania Curry June 25, 2014 2

Birds are like teenagers, “peacocking” to try to attract the opposite sex. Teens may eventually outgrow this behavior (well, most anyway), but other animals aren’t so lucky; they’re stuck with these ingrained, awkward actions.

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Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Video: Crows, the Ultimate Problem Solvers

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 20, 2014 51

Given all the research that has been conducted on domestic and wild animals, we shouldn’t be surprised at how “intelligent” they are. Yet, evidence of their mental abilities still has the capacity to astound

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