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10 bird species that get divorced

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Canada geese

It takes Canada geese a few tries to find the perfect mate. They aren't really ready to settle down with Mr. or Mrs. Right until they're about 4 years old. Pair bonds that form earlier in life usually end in divorce — they're more like youthful flings. Once the birds are mature enough to handle a committed relationship, divorce rates are very low; however, affairs do sometimes happen.