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Posts tagged beak

December 24, 2012


Clark's Nutcracker on a branch

Researcher Uncovering Mysteries Of Memory By Studying Clever Bird

If you were a Clark's Nutcracker, your winter food preparations would involve collecting nuts.

October 28, 2009


Toco toucan

Big Bill Chill

Scientists are learning how the Toco toucan uses its oversized bill to cool down.

May 13, 2009


Colorful reef squid

When Over-eating Can Kill

It would only take a single oversized meal to kill or cause brain injury to a squid.

April 10, 2009


White and black goose barnacles

Barnacle Goose or Goose Barnacle?

Barnacle geese leave Europe in spring and fly north to breed on rocky Arctic islands.

September 27, 2003



All Walks of Life

Is it true that larger birds walk and smaller bird hop?

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