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August 23, 2016

 

Wild Turkey On The Grass

Females Prefer Long Snoods

Male humans try and attract potential mates by your pectorals, the stretch of your Ferrari, and the mass of your bank account, but Turkeys like long snoods...

August 5, 2016

 

A Goose looking down in the grass showing his teeth

Bird Teeth

Do birds have teeth? Not anymore, but they once did, when they were more similar to dinosaurs.

December 16, 2013

 

Two crows take flight

What’s With All These Crows?

Some come in flocks. Some come in droves. And some come in murders.

July 17, 2013

 

Archaeopteryx fossil

Fossil Discovery Clarifies The Evolution Of Birds

New fossils unearthed in China cast light on the evolution of today's fliers.

September 13, 2011

 

bird on a wire

Why Aren’t Bird Electrocuted When They Perch On Power Lines?

Have you ever wondered why birds aren't electrocuted by the currents that flow through high-voltage power lines?

April 14, 2011

 

cuckoo resting

Cuckoos Could Win A “Worst Parents” Award

Cuckoos could win the award for "Worst Parent" award. Find out why!

September 21, 2010

 

man and dog on the beach with a balloon

10 Awesome Things To Know About Your Pet

Why does my pet do that? A Moment of Science gathers some of our favorite pet-related podcasts.

December 28, 2009

 

rainforest257

Evolution In Action

Why did rainforests evolve so much more diversity than other parts of the globe?

July 15, 2009

 

Bald-headed vulture

Vultures May Be Bald, But They Keep It Cool

It's difficult to look at a vulture's conspicuous baldness without thinking of some crotchety old man having a bad day, but vultures are bald for a reason.

September 25, 2008

 

robin

How Do Robins And Other Birds Find Worms?

The early bird catches the worm. But, how do Robins find worms?

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