Teach The Starlings

July 29, 2008 at 8:04 am | Posted in Biology, History | 2 Comments
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A little known fact about the European starling is that it has the ability to mimic human speech. Based on this fact, one man began a project to teach European starlings to say the name of the man who introduced them into North America : “Schieffelin.”


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  1. very interesting. if you have not already, check out the lyre bird on youtube

  2. I’m afraid I’m one step ahead of you.

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