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Gray Catbird

Dumetella carolinensis

Umbrella Bird Facts

By Jennifer Uhl, eHow Contributor .The umbrella bird is found in Central and South American rainforests and is one of the largest birds in the cotinga bird family. The umbrella bird features several unique identifying characteristics.

Bats Are Into Oral Sex!

Oral sex is widely used in human foreplay, but rarely documented in other animals. Fellatio has been recorded in bonobos Pan paniscus, but even then functions largely as play behaviour among juvenile males.

Note To Parrot Rescues, Call Your Local Media...

“Rio,” the new 3D animated film about parrots from 20th Century Fox opened Thursday in theaters nationwide and has done impressive box office business.  I’m a little concerned pet stores will be doing an impressive amount of parrot sales as a result. That scenario is exactly what happened with clown fish after "Finding Nemo" came out and dalmations after "101 Dalmations." An estimated 1 million clown fish were flushed down toilets and countless dalmatio...

The Ornate Lorikeet

Trichoglossus ornatus