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Birds and Us: A 12,000 Year History from Cave Art to Conservation–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

The drawing on the left is from 1714, the one on the right is the result of Birkhead’s own dissection. 61: dissection showing upper mandible, lower mandible, and tongue, photo by Tim Birkhead, © Tim Birkhead; text © 2022, Tim Birkhead and Princeton University Press. There’s the Neolithic era; Ancient Egypt (bird mummies!);