A Cuckoo Analogy: Threads

Some cuckoos are just assassins. A bird called the common cuckoo uses a sneaky strategy to raise its babies. First, a female cuckoo finds a nest built by a bird of a different species. For example, it might be a great reed warbler. Then, she sneaks into the warblers’ nest, lays an egg and flies away. The warblers often accept the new egg. Indeed, they take care of it along with their own eggs....

July 7, 2023 · 4 min · 655 words · Nijat