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Old 12-12-2010, 09:55 PM   #1
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Default Gangster bird....

A mob protection "racket"... gangster bird charges for "protection".... this is a hoot.... "Gangster" bird found to charge for protection, "Yet there’s a hint of the crim­i­nal in the dron­go opera­t­ion too, sci­en­tists say. The avian guards help them­selves to “pay­ment” by oc­ca­sion­ally scream­ing out false warn­ings of pred­a­tors, then us­ing the re­sult­ing con­fu­sion to snatch food from their feath­ered clients."
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