BIRDS AND BOOZE

Bird songs slur when our feathered friends hit the booze.

Drink can turn the quietest of people into exhibitionists and

Scientists have discovered that alcohol has a similar effect on birds, whose songs become slurred and less well defined when they are under the influence.

The birds were given spiked juice and their songs carefully analysed for the tell-tale hallmarks of drunkenness.

Birds could feasibly become ‘drunk’ in the wild, if they eat a lot of fermenting berries.

More at:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2890289/Out-tree-Drunk-birds-slur-songs-given-alcohol-causing-tunes-defined.html

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