Saturday, 27 August 2011

Sparrows swap insults like rappers

The sweet chirping sound made by sparrows is actually the sound of male sparrows showing off and 'dissing' one another - like rappers in a rap battle.

"Song sharing among sparrows is actually an aggressive behaviour akin to flinging insults back and forth," said Anet Lapierre from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

And I bet they haven't once had to reference Deuce Biggalow in a song - I'm lookin' at you Jay-Z…

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