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Zorro: Part II – What He Does, What He Knows

What Zorro Does Now That He’s Free There is a vast, bright, rich world where Zorro lives – an explosive world of sight and action and swift, acute comprehension. It is ever out of my reach. But here are some … Continue reading

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The Second Life of Zorro

The Second Life of Zorro Part 1 – Can this Red-tailed hawk be saved? In May 2016, Zorro hatched somewhere in the agricultural fields south and east of Sacramento, California. While still a nestling, he was struck down by West … Continue reading

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What Is Imprinting in Birds?

Birds have extraordinary capabilities – very different in many ways from mammals, and all aimed at flying efficiently, keeping safe, getting food, and reproducing. We used to think of bird brains as the lowest thinking machines in vertebrate life, but … Continue reading

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