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Instinct and the annual increase of daylight hours have long been thought to be the triggers for birds to begin their spring migration.
Word of the Day
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".