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Posts tagged ornithologists

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.

February 7, 2006



Poisonous Birds

In the early 1990's, ornithologists were stunned to learn about the discovery of poisonous birds.

September 27, 2003



All Walks of Life

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

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