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Apr 27, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A male peacock undulate its tail feathers in such a way that the 'eyes' of the feathers remain still and can mesmerize captivated females. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2016 12:01 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Communal living and free love were all the rage in the 1960s, but scientists have discovered a species of bird that still enjoys such a life.
Mar 15, 2016 03:19 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dino-Chicken steps closer to reality as scientists develop chicken embryos with leg bones identical to those of dinosaurs.
Mar 8, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The birds use complex syntax in their calls to convey two meanings at once.
Mar 2, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Alligators scare off nearly all predators, including humans, so some birds use them as bodyguards, paying them with egg rewards.
Feb 2, 2016 12:03 PM ET // AFP
The finding suggests the birds are able to understand what might be going on in the mind of another individual.
Jan 29, 2016 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Dec 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Scientists get an unprecedented look at how New Caledonian crows fashion hooked stick tools to hunt insects.
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