Can Birds Swim?

Birds are known primarily for their ability to fly. And yet, flying does not characterize any animal as a bird. That said, certain birds have adapted to an aquatic lifestyle rather than an aerial one. Which means Aquatic birds like ducks and penguins can swim in the water.   Still, the idea of identifying a bird … Read more Can Birds Swim?

Are Ostriches Dangerous?

Ostriches are crowned as the largest as well as the fastest running birds on the planet. While they are unable to fly. However, they have strong muscular legs with their feet developed into a hoof-like shape. Additionally, they have a 10-cm long talon on their inner toes.  Which means Ostriches can deliver solid kicks packing … Read more Are Ostriches Dangerous?

Is Catnip Safe For Birds?

Currently, there is no conclusive study claiming catnip being toxic to birds. But, owing to its recreational effects, avian experts have mixed feelings about giving catnip to their birds. Though small amounts of catnip have been found safe for bird consumption.  However, I strongly advise you to avoid giving catnip to your bird. Why? You’re … Read more Is Catnip Safe For Birds?

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