Quick facts | Birds

Quick facts about birds.

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- Here are some quick facts you probably didn't know about birds. Australian birds generally live much longer than those in the Northern hemisphere. The world's oldest known bird was Cocky Bennett, who lived to 120. More than 90% of birds, compared to 8% of mammals, co-parent.

Over 200 Australian birds are threatened with extinction. Cooking with nonstick cookware frequently kills birds who are sensitive to the gases it releases. Magpies will remember individual human faces for years. Follow Yahoo Australia for more environmental facts.


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