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    2014 June

    Let’s hear it for our fathers

    Let’s hear it for our fathers

    In May 2011, I wrote a newsletter called “Let’s hear it for our mothers,” which looked at how different species of birds approached motherhood. With Father’s Day this month, I thought I would take some time to salute the father’s out there and take a look at the variety of strategies our feathered fathers employ during the raising of their young — all of which seem to be shared to some degree by human fathers. Here are a few examples.

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