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Does a mother bird know...

her babies can fly before she pushes them out? What happens if they hit the ground?

 
But_Mommie

Asked by But_Mommie at 7:10 PM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (5)
  • IDK! Mommy knows best, I hope!
    mp3mom

    Answer by mp3mom at 10:38 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • lol. I'm serious this isn't a metaphor.
    But_Mommie

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 7:10 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I am not so sure that she pushes them out. From baby birds in the nest that I've observed, when they are big enough and have enough feathers, they hop up on the edge of the nest and flap around on their own.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 7:15 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • This is how how they teach them, and yes, sometimes they get hurt and a cat catches them and has them for lunch, another lesson to be taught....... Funny you should ask, I had some wood pecker babies recently being taught by mama.....
    older

    Answer by older at 7:21 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • That's so sad!!
    But_Mommie

    Comment by But_Mommie (original poster) at 7:23 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

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