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Bird Facts

- Ornithology is the study of birds.

- Penguins, ostriches, and dodo birds are all birds that do not fly.

- The Royal Albatross' eggs take 79 days to hatch.

- The ostrich is the largest living bird.

- The smallest bird in the world is the bee hummingbird.

- The ostrich lays the largest egg of any living bird.

- A bird's heart beats 400 times per minute while resting and up to 1000 beats per minute while flying.

- Pigeons can fly up to 40 or 50 miles per hour.

- The fastest running bird is the ostrich.