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    10 Things You Never Knew About Birds

    Birds are really weird. They drink too much, jump too high, and eat whole pigeons live. Here are 10 really awesome facts about birds that will make you want to become a bird nerd.

    1. Young birds can get drunk on fermented berries.

    2. The heaviest flying bird weighs as much as a six year old human child.

    3. Penguins can jump up to six feet in the air.

    4. Falcons can swoop at over 200 miles per hour.

    5. The most yolks ever found in a single chicken's egg is nine.

    6. Flamingos are not naturally pink

    7. Albatross have the lowest "divorce rate" of all birds.

    8. There are bird versions of the Venus Flytrap.

    9. Kiwi are the only birds with nostrils at the end of their beaks.

    10. The Australian pelican has the longest bill of any bird in the world.