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Birds are among nature’s most interesting creatures

Published 03/23/2012, DL-Online

In a 1979 National Geographic article, author, A.C. Fisher, Jr., wrote, “In my hand I held the most remarkable of all living things, a creature of astounding abilities that elude our understanding, or extraordinary, even bizarre senses, of stamina and endurance far surpassing anything in the animal world. Yet my captive measured a mere five inches in length and weighed less than half an ounce, about the weight of a fifty-cent piece. I held that truly awesome enigma, a bird.”

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