Bird Strike

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Big Ade
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Bird Strike

Beitrag von Big Ade » Dienstag 20. März 2018, 19:58

Well, I never knew that.

The UK Highways Agency found over 200 dead crows along the Yorkshire section of the A1(M) recently, and there was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu. A Pathologist examined the remains of all the crows, and, to everyone's relief, confirmed the problem was NOT Avian Flu. The cause of death appeared to be from vehicular impacts. However, during analysis it was noted that varying colours of paints appeared on the ...bird's beaks and claws. By analysing these paint residues it was found that 98% of the crows had been killed by impact with motorbikes, while only 2% were killed by cars.

The Agency then hired an Ornithological Behaviourist to determine if there was a cause for the disproportionate percentages of motorbike kills versus car kills. The Ornithological Behaviourist quickly concluded that when crows eat road kill, they always have a look-out crow to warn of danger. They discovered that while all the lookout crows could shout "Cah", not a single one could shout "bike".

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Re: Bird Strike

Beitrag von WullDee » Mittwoch 21. März 2018, 20:38

Wow!
Maybe they should teach parrots to be the look-out crow?
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