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Back in 1965, Jewel Akens had a Billboard top hit and gold record with “Let Me Tell You about the Birds and the Bees.” This week, Tidbits brings you a variety of facts about these creatures. • Out of close to 10,000 varieties of birds, the largest is the African ostrich, with an average height of 8 ft. (2.44 m). This flightless bird weighs between 220 and 350 lbs. (100 to 160 kg.). It has the largest eye of any land animal, measuring almost 2 inches (5 cm) across. An ostrich egg measures nearly 7 inches (17.8 cm) across and weighs around 4 lbs. (1.8 kg), enough to make about 11 omelets. • A cheetah can run at speeds up to 70 mph (113 km/hr), but it’s not the fastest animal on Earth. A spine-tailed swift can fly at speeds of 106 mph (171 km/hr), but one bird is even faster. The peregrine falcon can reach 200 mph (320 km/hr) as it dives down while hunting prey. The fastest bird on land is the ostrich, who can hustle along at 43 mph (69 km/hr). • The world’s smallest bird is the bee hummingbird, just a bit more than 2 inches (5 cm) in size, and weighing .07 of an ounce (1.8 g), about as much as a lump of sugar. Native to Cuba, this tiny creature can flap its wings between 50 and 80 times per second. Turn the page for more...


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BIRDS AND THE BEES (continued): • To safeguard your home from woodpeckers, consider the reasons these creatures peck. The fast drumming by the male is an attempt to attract a mate and announce to other males in the area that this is his territory. He usually chooses a hollow branch for this purpose, but will opt for a house’s gutter or loose siding. They also peck searching for insects. If you see holes in your siding, you could very well have insects living in the boards that the bird found. Your siding is also an attractive place for a nest, and it’s nothing for the woodpecker to drill a hole large enough for entry. It can be beneficial to install a nest box on the side of your house or fence to keep them from pecking into the siding. • The woodpecker has a very thick skull and a builtin “shock-absorber system” in its neck and rib cage to withstand the constant pounding. •

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• Not every group of birds is called a flock. A group of pelicans is known as a squadron. Other unusual group names include a charm of hummingbirds, a tiding of magpies, a muster of peacocks, a conspiracy of ravens, a bouquet of pheasants, a murmuration of starlings, and a murder of crows. • It’s a long trip south every year for the North American Black Warbler, a small bird about 6 in. (14 cm) long, weighing only 0.39 oz. (11 g). Every year, it migrates a distance of nearly 2,500 miles (4,023 km) that is covered in a nonstop flight that takes close to 90 hours. They accomplish this by doubling their body mass as migration time nears. The warbler’s average speed on the journey is 27 mph (43 km/hr). • West Baden Springs, Indiana was the birthplace of a very famous Bird who migrated to Boston, Massachusetts in 1979. The 6’ 9” tall (2.1 m) Bird, also called a Larry Bird, played his entire basketball career with the Boston Celtics, leading them to three NBA championships. He was also a 12-time NBA All-Star and league MVP three times. After participating on the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” the Bird retired as a player and entered into coaching. • There are about 20,000 different species of bees in the world. Bumblebees pollinate crops and plants, while honeybees produce honey from the pollen and nectar of the plants they pollinate. A honeybee’s wings flap at the rate of 11,000 times per minute, producing that familiar buzzing sound.

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• Three types of bees occupy each colony – the queen, the worker bee, and the drone. All drones are male and their only job is to mate with the queen. Female bees are the only ones that work, collecting pollen and nectar and cleaning the hive. The queen’s only job is to lay eggs, and she can lay about 3,000 eggs in one day. Only the queen bee can reproduce and all worker bees are sterile.


• One tablespoon of honey requires the nectar of about 2,000 flowers. One pound of honey is produced by 550 bees collecting nectar from 2.5 million flowers. A typical honeybee can carry the pollen from 500 flowers in one trip. • If you think poisonous snakes are deadly, consider the fact that bees kill more people annually than snakes. Of all deaths caused by animals, bee stings rank highest, causing 75% of those deaths compared to about 5% for snakes.


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Understanding Your Cat – Part 1 To many people cats are a mystery because they are like no other domestic animal. People train dogs, people train horses, people train other people but cats train people. It is amazing how cats in a household tend to control the social environment and teach others to serve them. Cats do not respond to negatives. Understanding your cat will enhance the human/feline bond. The domestic cat is social and they form matriarchal groups in their territory. Households with a few cats differ from groups of outdoor barn cats and still larger differences exist from large feral colonies of cats. Population pressures affect each group. Household cats (1-5 in number) are social but interaction with humans many times causes a lot of stress and the physical environment can create many behavioral issues. Barn cats have the best of both worlds – to be free in a protected area, to hunt, to have free choice food, to have human interaction if they want it and to have a territory of their own – noting the risk from other predators. A good barn cat has a pleasurable job for life. Feral cats whether free living or in colonies continue to give us insights into pure feline social behavior. Mothers and daughters in a colony develop kitten rearing duties teaching cat hygiene, hunting, and social interaction. Surrounding the matriarchal core are related males, befriended unrelated males from outside the colony but rarely is an unrelated female ever accepted in the family group. Housing unrelated females in a household can be difficult, whereas neutered males tend to socialize much better. Social groups can be as little as a one cat group. Three cats in a household could have 3 social groups of one cat each, 2 social groups of a one cat group and 2 cats in the other group. Cats in the same group tend to interact together well – sleeping together, playing together, communicating together (meows, chirps, body posturing and eye language) and grooming each other. Groups have a common characteristic in that grooming amongst cats usually defines members of that group. Dr. James K. Olson is "The Meow Doc", a nationally recognized veterinarian specializing exclusively in cats. Dr. Olson holds the title of Diplomate, Feline Specialty, from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He is certified to practice nuclear medicine by the State of Colorado Department of Radiaton Safety. His practice is located in Castle Rock, Colorado. For more information please visit his comprehensive website:

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• On Sept. 29, 1907, Gene Autry, perhaps the greatest “singing cowboy” of all time, is born in Tioga, Texas. While Autry was no cowboy, he was a genuine Westerner who had lived on a ranch. His lasting fame came from films and his first movie, “In Old Santa Fe,” eventually was followed by nearly 100 other films. • On Sept. 28, 1918, a Liberty Loan parade in Philadelphia prompts a huge outbreak of the flu epidemic in the city. By the time the epidemic ended, an estimated 30 million people were dead worldwide. The most likely origin of the 1918 flu pandemic was a bird or farm animal in the American Midwest. • On Sept. 26, 1928, work begins at Chicago’s new Galvin Manufacturing Corp. In 1930, Galvin would introduce the Motorola radio, the first mass-produced commercial car radio. (The name had two parts: “motor” evoked cars and motion, while “ola” derived from “Victrola” record players.) • On Sept. 25, 1965, the Kansas City Athletics ageless wonder Satchel Paige started a game against the Boston Red Sox. The 59-year-old Paige, a Negro League legend, proved his greatness by giving up only one hit in his three innings of play. He was the oldest pitcher ever to play a game in the major leagues. • On Sept. 24, 1988, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson runs the 100-meter dash in 9.79 seconds to win gold at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Johnson’s triumph, however, was short-lived: He tested positive for steroids three days later and was stripped of the medal.

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The lion stops dead in his tracks, sheepishly crawls up to her and starts licking her feet and ankles. He continues to lick and kiss her entire body for several minutes and then rests his head at her feet.


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He then turns to the retired golfer and asks, "Can you top that?"

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The circus owner's jaw is on the floor. He says, "I've never seen a display like that in my life."

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The tough old golfer replies, "No problem, just get that lion out of there."

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Tidbits of Douglas & Elbert Counties

Issue 837  

Tidbits of Douglas & Elbert Counties