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  • Amazing facts about penguins
    Amazing facts about penguins

    What’s not to love about penguins? Surely one of the most endearing species on the planet, these flightless birds are always fascinating – and more interesting than you might think. Here are some amazing facts about penguins that just might see you running to the nearest zoo!

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  • Seagulls in Cornwall inspire hate campaign
    Seagulls in Cornwall inspire hate campaign

    People have always had a difficult relationship with seagulls. The birds are persistent and daring in their search for food and this brings them into close contact with humans – very close contact! Gulls swooping to steal chips and ice cream are common sights and the birds are now hated…

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  • Rare bird book fetches $9.6 million at auction
    Rare bird book fetches $9.6 million at auction

    A first edition of John James Audubon’s famed The Birds of America has sold at Christie’s for $9.6 million and was purchased by an anonymous buyer. The book features more than 400 hand-coloured illustrations and over 1000 different birds. It is one of just 13 that is thought to remain…

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  • Why birds don’t have teeth
    Why birds don’t have teeth

    Have you ever wondered why birds don’t have teeth? Maybe you hadn’t thought about it! The study of ancient fossils has revealed that the ancestors of modern-day birds did have teeth. So where did they go? Scientists have long believed that birds evolved into toothless creatures to aid their powers…

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  • Birds Join the Property Ladder
    Birds Join the Property Ladder

    We all have ambitions to work our way up the property ladder but a family of blackbirds in Penrtih, Cumbria have taken this concept rather literally! The birds have chosen a ladder as their home and have created one of the most surprising and incredible examples of nest building that…

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