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woodpecker

The European Starling will often evict the Red-bellied Woodpecker from its nest. The male has a wider tongue tip and longer bill than the female, allowing him to reach deeper into crevices to find prey. Studies have shown the male forages on the tree trunk, while the female forages mostly on limbs.

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Snow Flakes

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Ever heard someone say that there are no two snowflakes exactly alike?  Our friends over at Snowcrystal.com says

“The short answer to the question is yes — it is indeed extremely unlikely that two complex snowflakes will look exactly alike.  It’s so extremely unlikely, in fact, that even if you looked at every one ever made you would not find any exact duplicates.
The long answer is a bit more involved — it depends on just what you mean by “alike,” and on just what you mean by “snowflake.”  Let’s look at the possibilities….” Find out more about snowflakes at snowflakes.com