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10 bird species that get divorced

May 16, 2014, 12:41 p.m.
black-billed magpie pair

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Black-billed magpies

Black-billed magpies usually stay together for life, but divorces do happen, and those divorce rates could depend on where the magpies grew up. A South Dakota study found that only 8 percent of magpies divorce while a seven-year study in Alberta found divorce rates as high as 63 percent. Does that mean South Dakota magpies are more wholesome? Makes you wonder ...