• Come Me: Invasive Species Can Be Awesome

    2 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I know we all hate European Starlings ; I know that as environmentalists, this is part of our job. But come on. Like Darth Vader, the European Starling is objectively terrible AND objectively cool - the murmurations, the complex cacophony of their vocalizations, the inquisitiveness and toughness that make them such successful invaders in the first place - these birds deserve the same place in the American heart as the movie mobster, the grifter, and the pizza rat.
    We all hate Mute Swans too, the more so because their aggressive nature makes their graceful aesthetic and Valentine-card...
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