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Exploring Nature
Exploring Nature

Birds often become intoxicated after eating fermented fruit or berries. In Germany, a brown owl became drunk on schnapps and stood in traffic until a wildlife rescuer put him in rehab. Photo from Metro Creative


Birds sometimes become intoxicated and exhibit drunken behavior.My first experience with drunk birds came in Rock Hill, S. C. A local bootlegger just outside town was careless with his fermented mash and a number of chickens pecked up a substantial amount. Unfortunately for the bootlegger, the local sheriff discovered the ...

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