Bird Eggs Warn Each Other About Danger

Bird Eggs Warn Each Other About Danger

Although they don’t seem like the talkative type, recent research suggests that bird eggs can use vibrations to relay warnings about the outside world to their nest-mates.

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Los polluelos se van a dormir
Los polluelos se van a dormir
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/turtle-hatchlings-gm464272259-32892568
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