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|width = "30%"|'''Latest porcine news'''
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*[http://avianmedicine.net/ Avian medicine online]
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*[http://www.abcbirds.org/newsandreports/releases/100720.html The first full photograph of an endangered Ochre-fronted Antpitta]
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*[http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/115082.php Evidence For A Well-developed Sense Of Smell In Birds]
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*[http://www.genescience.com.au/ DNA bird sexing in Australia]
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*[http://www.choice.com.au/Reviews-and-Tests/Money/Insurance/Personal/Pet-insurance-policies-review-and-compare.aspx Pet insurance policies review and compare]
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*[http://www.thepoultrysite.com/bird-flu/bird-flu-news.php The poultry site]
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*'''Total pig [[Special:Statistics|article pages]]'''
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*''[http://www.vetbook.org/wiki/index.php/Thought_for_the_day Thought for the day]''
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*''[http://www.vetbook.org/wiki/index.php/How_to_navigate_around_Vetbook How to navigate around Vetbook]''
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*''Did you know''
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:- The most yolks ever found in a single chicken's egg is nine
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:- A bird's normal body temperature is usually 7-8 degrees hotter than a human's. Up to three-quarters of the air a bird breathes is used just for cooling down since they are unable to sweat
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:- A bird's heart beats 400 times per minute while resting and up to 1000 beats per minute while flying
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:- The world's only wingless bird is the kiwi of New Zealand
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:- Migrating ducks and geese often fly in V-shape formations. Each bird flies in the upwash of its neighbor's beating wings and this extra bit of supporting wind increases lift, thereby saving energy
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:- Pigeons can reach speeds up to 100 mph
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:- Swifts, doves, falcons, and sandpipers can approach 200 mph

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  • Did you know
- The most yolks ever found in a single chicken's egg is nine
- A bird's normal body temperature is usually 7-8 degrees hotter than a human's. Up to three-quarters of the air a bird breathes is used just for cooling down since they are unable to sweat
- A bird's heart beats 400 times per minute while resting and up to 1000 beats per minute while flying
- The world's only wingless bird is the kiwi of New Zealand
- Migrating ducks and geese often fly in V-shape formations. Each bird flies in the upwash of its neighbor's beating wings and this extra bit of supporting wind increases lift, thereby saving energy
- Pigeons can reach speeds up to 100 mph
- Swifts, doves, falcons, and sandpipers can approach 200 mph