BIRDS ( AVES )
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RATITES
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Birds are warm blooded and are winged , feathered,  and bipedal animals (two feet)

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Their diet range from seed fruits to small mammals and other birds

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They are endothermic.

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Birds are characterized by feathers, beak, bill and with no teeth

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They have a high metabolic rate

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Birds have very good eyesight

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They have a four chambered heart

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Birds build nest to house their young

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All birds hatch from eggs

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Birds use their beaks for cleaning and keeping the feathers in good shape

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Birds skeleton help them in the powered flight.

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Birds fly one territory to another place for weather purposes

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Some birds are song birds (cuckoo, nightingale, some parrots etc)

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Birds use their bill for catching their food.

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Birds migrate seasonally

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There are two types of Birds:  Flying and Flightless birds (Ostrich, Emu Cassowary, and King Penguin etc)