"buzzards" are hawks, not vultures. Referring to vultures as "buzzards" is a strictly American English practice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
There was a leper colony on one of the Elizabeth Islands in Buzzard’s Bay, MA. By 1905, the population of people in Massachusetts afflicted with Hansen’s disease (leprosy) was in the double digits, and the Commonwealth built a colony on Penikese Island to accommodate them. massmoments.org/moment-de…
A 'party truck' owned by Johnny Cash started a brush fire that "roasted, into near extinction, 49 of the 53 endangered California condors", the largest bird in North America, from their last habitat. When brought to court, Cash said "I don't care about your damn yellow buzzards." laweekly.com/music/the-ti…
Johnny Cash started a forest fire that destroyed over 500 acres and killed 49 of the refuge's 53 endangered condors. When confronted about it, he said "I don't care about your damn yellow buzzards". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Johnny Cash's camper(which he used to go out into the wilderness and binge on amphetamines) once started a forest fire due to an oil leak. It killed all but 9 of the endangered Condors at the refuge. Johnny Cash's response: "I don't care about your damn yellow buzzards." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Johnny Cash once set fire to a National Forest in California and killed 49 of the 53 remaining endangered condors living there. He supposedly reacted by saying, "I don't care about your damn yellow buzzards." laweekly.com/music/the-ti…
An Israeli A-4N was struck by a Honey Buzzard, knocking out the pilot, but the corpse deflected off the helmet pulling the overhead ejection handles and saving the pilot. a4skyhawk.org/sites/a4sky…
Olivier Levasseur aka La Buse (The Buzzard) was a pirate who left behind a cryptogram that allegedly reveals where he hid his buried treasure. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oli…
Today I learned about Sgt. Siwash, the beer drinking duck who fought with the Marines in WWII, and received citations for battling a Japanese rooster. Siwash passed away in 1954 due to liver disease and their wake was held in a Chicago taxidermists shop. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Birds depend less on the senses of smell and taste than people do. Most birds have little use for the sense of smell. The odors of food, prey, enemies or mates quickly disperse in the wind. Birds possess olfactory glands, but they're not well developed in most species. birdsandblooms.com/birdin…
La Croix water gets its name from La Crosse Wisconsin and the Croix River, which runs between Minnesota and Wisconsin. businessinsider.com/how-t…
In 1910 Dr. George Levick witnessed Penguins engaging in necrophilia during an Antarctic expedition; he was so ashamed about his discovery, the pamphlet in which he recorded his findings was hidden for over 100 years. nydailynews.com/news/worl…
On March 3, 1876, red meat fell from the sky in Bath County, Kentucky! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…

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