The Lyre Bird can mimic car alarms, chainsaws, and camera shutters youtube.com/watch?v=VjE0K…
The Lyre bird imitates its surroundings in song, including mechanical noises youtube.com/watch?v=VjE0K…
The gerenuk or giraffe gazelle (Litocranius walleri) is a long-necked antelope found in arid areas of eastern Africa. Primarily a browser, gerenuks forage on leaves and fruits, sometimes even standing on their hind legs and elongating their necks to feed. Male gerenuks have lyre-shaped horns. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Nero played a lyre (not a fiddle) while Rome burned imperiumromanum.edu.pl/en…
Lyre birds, in an attempt to have the most unique song, incorporate sounds from their environment. youtu.be/mSB71jNq-yQ
The Lyre Bind can imitate chainsaws youtu.be/VjE0Kdfos4Y?t=10…
The lyre bird can mimic almost any sound it hears youtube.com/watch?v=VjE0K…
today I learned of the Lyre bird that can mimic any sound it hears. youtube.com/watch?v=RSZto…
Plato wanted the government to control popular music by allowing only the manufacture of lyres built for the approved modes pathguy.com/modes.htm
The medieval Oberflacht lyre, the most complete example ever found, was destroyed when Russian soldiers drank the alcohol in which it was preserved. docenti2.unior.it/doc_db/…
The ancient Greeks had their own version of a bass guitar, a 7-stringed bass lyre called a barbiton. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
The Lyre bird can imitate a car alarm, a chainsaw and a camera shutter youtube.com/watch?feature…
Nero never fiddled while Rome burned, because there were no fiddles in Rome. Violins were not invented until some 1400 years later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ner…
Nero didn't play a fiddle while Rome burned in 64 A.D., bowed string instruments wouldn't appear in Europe for another 800 years. However several sources place Nero on the roof of his palace during the fire, dressed in stage garb and singing from the Greek epic β€œThe Sack of Ilium.” history.com/topics/ancien…
Today I learned of the Whispering Gallery, where two people can stand on opposite corners of the room and hear each other while having a whispered conversation atlasobscura.com/places/g…
There is a bird that can mimic nearly any sound. Here it is imitating a construction zone! youtube.com/watch?v=WeQjk…
Today I learned of the Lyle Bird, who can impersonate 20+ other bird species, and other sounds around it such as car alarms, camera shutters, and chainsaws youtube.com/watch?v=mSB71…
There are wild birds in Australia that can mimic the sound of cameras, car alarms, and chainsaws. youtu.be/mSB71jNq-yQ#t=01…

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