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The birds which cannot cope with the demise of Communism (Having small brain has consequences)
Telegraph ^ | 10/22/11 | Jasper Copping

Posted on 10/22/2011 8:33:23 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

The birds which cannot cope with the demise of Communism

Several bird species which live behind the former iron curtain have been unable to adapt to the demise of Communism, scientists have found.

Jasper Copping

9:30PM BST 22 Oct 2011

A study has identified several species of songbirds which have suffered following the demise of the Soviet Bloc after being unable to cope with the consequences of the changes it unleashed in eastern Europe.

While some birds have thrived after adapting to socio-economic changes affecting their habitats – such as the regeneration of eastern bloc cities and the emergence of new suburbs – those with smaller brains, such as common whitethroat, goldfinch, garden warbler and pipit, have not been able to do so and have consequently lost out since the end of the Communist era, the research by Czech and German scientists found.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Local News; Science; Society
KEYWORDS: bird; brain; communism

1 posted on 10/22/2011 8:33:28 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

OMG! DO SOMETHING!


2 posted on 10/22/2011 8:37:29 PM PDT by bigheadfred (But alas)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Hmmmmm. Only those with small brains can’t cope with the demise of communism, huh? Interesting.


3 posted on 10/22/2011 8:38:19 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Stop Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Oh please.


4 posted on 10/22/2011 8:46:32 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This has sooo much potential for ridicule of the left.

It certainly explains why the first retort to proposed application of conservative principles is who will be “hardest hit”. LOL

OK OK OK. I’m a racist, bigoted, misogynistic, homophobic, islamophobic practicioner of xenophobia.

At least that’s what the small-brained, helpless, non-productive hoplophobes whose very existence is funded by tax dollars taken from me say that I am.

This is rich!


5 posted on 10/22/2011 8:53:47 PM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

The Silesia area of southwestern Poland had the worst air quality in recorded human history during the Warsaw Pact days. I suspect wildlife is doing much better now.


6 posted on 10/22/2011 8:54:00 PM PDT by denydenydeny (The moment you step into a world of facts, you step into a world of limits. --Chesterton)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Apparantly both the more stupid people and birds prefer communism.


7 posted on 10/22/2011 8:56:35 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: dog breath
The footprint of another species that really thrives in communismIt's latin name is Hippius Chickenus
8 posted on 10/22/2011 9:04:40 PM PDT by Osamabindead
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To: Osamabindead

The peace symbol is also a death rune, a symbol of satanism and also of witchcraft. The Nazis used it to mark SS graves. Of course only the small brained birds would adopt that as their symbol for their perfect world.


9 posted on 10/22/2011 9:20:48 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: dog breath
I don't know if they attach that symbolism to it anymore than kitschy irony, because they consider themselves themselves enlightened (puke) little atheist commies. Like little children whispering in the dark trying to pretend they're not afraid of it.
10 posted on 10/22/2011 9:30:21 PM PDT by Osamabindead
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***whistling in the dark lol. Preview is my friend


11 posted on 10/22/2011 9:31:38 PM PDT by Osamabindead
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To: denydenydeny
I was in Poland, near Crackow, in 1993.Just ouside town was a steel factory. The creek running alongside the road was various colors. Yellow. Red. And steam, almost like fire, was emitted. The environmental horrors would have been funny, had not they been committed under the guise of socialism.

Commies: Green outside. Red inside. True no matter where you find them.

12 posted on 10/22/2011 10:53:22 PM PDT by CT
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To: TigerLikesRooster
What about the Responsibility to Protect?
13 posted on 10/22/2011 11:00:05 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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14 posted on 10/23/2011 12:08:28 AM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! Compiling New Sarah Ping List. Let me know if you want on it.)
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15 posted on 10/23/2011 8:33:55 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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