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Combat Baby

Let’s return to the brood parasitism story.

Last time I left off wondering if it’s possible for hosts to defend themselves against their brood parasites or if they’re damned for eternity. 498 more words

Brood Parasitism

Colors and the Kids

I’ve been addicted to Serial as of late, and if you are also following along with it, I want you to now cue in your head the… 386 more words

Brood Parasitism

What Bird Is That

My favorite book as a child was this.

Ever read it? It’s about a young bird that hatches in the nest and its mother is no where to be found. 508 more words

Brood Parasitism

Migrations to the Moon: When Common Sense Flies South

Three to four hundred years ago many people actually thought birds were capable of flying to the moon or hibernating on the seafloor. Of course, some folks at that time also believed… 737 more words

Folklore

'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith


There is not a person alive today who doesn’t know that the critically acclaimed crime author Robert Galbraith is in fact the legendary JK Rowling, who stole the hearts of millions of people everywhere by creating the Harry Potter series. 1,201 more words

Sick days

I’ve been battling a wicked cold for two weeks now.  I’ve been trying to get outside whenever I can, but I’ve been so tired it hasn’t happened much.  50 more words

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