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Two birds make a fuss

Aggressive mynas can replicate human speech like parrots.


May 12, 2015 | Latest Photo Prev Next
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These myna birds in eastern Israel are definitely up in "arms" over something, and maybe we should ask them: this species can reproduce human speech like parrots.

Myna birds evolved in Indian woodlands, so they're used to vertical spaces. As a result, they've adapted quite well to urban centers, thriving amid tall buildings.

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