Birds Slur Their Songs When Drunk, Too

December 30, 2014 3:40 PM

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Birds Slur Their Songs When Drunk, Too

A group of scientists gave some zebra finches spiked drinks and found that while the buzzed birds didn't fly around willy-nilly while drunk, they certainly sounded sloshed when they sang.

Zebra finches were chosen for the study because scientists said the birds learn a song "in a manner analogous to how humans learn speech."

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