This Weird Bird Is Like a Living Version of the Voice Memo App

The superb lyrebird can mimic chainsaws, cameras and babies

Imagine that you’re walking through the forests of Australia, and you suddenly hear a chainsaw. You spin around, looking for loggers. Only there aren’t any — there’s just a giant, radiant bird staring back at you.




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