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We've all heard it countless times: Certain bird species mate for life, including geese, swans, cranes and eagles. It's a true statement, for the most part, but it's only part of the story. Lots of monogamous bird species cheat, and some "divorce"—but at rates much lower than humans.
Since mid-November, snowy owls are being reported in record numbers across New England and throughout the Midwest. This irruption comes just two years after the most recent irruption of the species. What's going on?
Is it true that a baby bird touched by a human will be abandoned by its parents? Can an owl spin its head completely around? Do goatsuckers really suck goat milk? Find out the truth behind these myths and more.
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