Australian birds are arsonists.

It hasn’t been captured on camera yet, but there are multiple reports by aboriginal people and firefighters that birds will pick up burning branches and fly them to other areas with more wildlife in order to set fires that will force their prey out.

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I love how as time goes on, we hear more and more how animals and humans aren’t really that different. There used to be a list of things that supposedly made humans unique, and one by one we’re finding that those traits occur across the animal kingdom.