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July 20, 2013


Shorebirds Prefer a Good Body to a Large Brain

(Thanks to Monique)


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Was that Jersey Shorebirds?

In birds, brain size and design is limited by head size, which is limited by aerodynamics. Most birds have small olfactory lobes and large optic lobes, for example. Also, brain complexity and size are only loosely related; a whale's brain is much larger than a human's, but we think we're smarter. Trying to correlate brain size with sexual preference without accounting for these other variables is birdbrained science.

Do any of them prefer a sense of humor over a good body?

Was this taken from "The Shorebirds of the Jersey Shore"?

Darn, Ms. Flukey beat me to it.

Well, you know what they say... great minds think alike. And so do ours.

Shorebirds are movie stars ...?

I have always noticed that this is true and I am working on a theory.

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