Swinging birds play with rhythm like jazz musicians
A veery thrush, ready to join the bandWilliam Leaman/Alamy Stock PhotoBy Michael Le PageIt don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing, goes the Duke Ellington song. By that logic, some bird songs really do mean something: at least a few bird species can swing in the same way that human musicians do, New Scientist can reveal. This claim has been...
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