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    Birds Have Oral Traditions Like Humans, Lasting Across Generations

    Yet another study showing that a trait thought to be uniquely human is in fact present in species considered far less intelligent than us. The study below shows that swamp sparrows (and possibly other bird species) are capable of learning culturally local traditions in the form of songs. They...
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    Birds Fall In Love Just Like Humans Do

    Another confirmation that animals are just as conscious and capable of human emotion as humans are. The study was done on birds that were monogamous, and if anything, shows that being able to choose a mate that suits you is key not only to happiness but to offspring health as well...
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