Magpie

The Magpie and the rest of its family are fond of bright objects. It has been observed that they cut up their food in correctly sized proportions. In captivity magpies have been observed counting up to get food, imitating human voices, and regularly using tools to clean their own cages. In the wild, they organize themselves into gangs when confronted by predators.

The Lifespan of a Fact by WW Norton on Flickr.Hmmm… I might read this next  while I’m finishing up Ubik.

The Lifespan of a Fact by WW Norton on Flickr.

Hmmm… I might read this next while I’m finishing up Ubik.

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    I can’t put down The Lifespan of a Fact by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal. D’Agata, a pioneer of a new and controversial...
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