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Saturday, May 30, 2009
Mother bird brain
Bird uses body as dam to stop drainpipe soaking chicks
"The Mistle Thrush had built her nest on top of a downpipe, blocking the water's passage and causing the gutter to flood. But desperate to protect her young, she puffed herself up to twice her size and sat in the drainpipe to stop the tide of rain water swamping the nest." (Telegraph)