birds have emotional reactions to song…

Turns out birds have emotional reactions to song. Check out this new study:

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/01/science/birds-found-to-have-emotional-reactions-to-song.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

Lots of cool things are becoming known about birds. Maybe this isn’t as surprising as birds making tools or holding funerals — other things we’ve learned recently — but emotional reactions to songs is interesting just because it too makes birds seem to have a little more in common with humans.