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n514_w1150 by Biodiversity Heritage Library Via…

n514_w1150

n514_w1150 by Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ….
Edinburgh :Neill,1880-1895..
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evocastudio: #EvokeCuriosity: Do eggs and blood sound like a…

evocastudio:

#EvokeCuriosity: Do eggs and blood sound like a nice breakfast for you? It does so to the Vampire Finch. This little terror bird is found in the island of Galapagos, making mischief, eating eggs and drinking the blood of everything they can. One will land on another bird, most likely a boobie, and will start nipping at the tail. It will do this repeatedly but it will only hurt it’s host slightly, not enough to be bothered by it. Even if they did get annoyed, there’s so many of them in Galapagos, another one will take it’s place in minutes, they may even be waiting in line. 

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