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A new political debate to throw up on Facebook has nothing to do with a political party, but everything to do with being a "cat person" or "bird person."
What was thought to be lost is now found again.
A federal report released Thursday finds that nearly one in three US bird species are endangered, threatened or in a state of significant decline, with those in Hawaii in danger of a â€œborderline ecological disaster.â€
Ornithology, a branch of zoology, is the study of birds. The term ornithology is derived from the ancient Greek words for bird and rationale or explanation. This study differs from other sciences because amateurs often take part in studies and because birds are commonly seen. It is thought that ornithology developed in the same manner than biology developed. Drawings from the Stone Age show the earliest interest in birds and the remains of over eighty bird species have been found at excavated...
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