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We all know that birds are incredibly smart, but some birds in Australia take things to the next level — they can intentionally start fires!

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Sources:
https://bioone.org/journals/Journal-of-Ethnobiology/volume-37/issue-4/0278-0771-37.4.700/Intentional-Fire-Spreading-by-Firehawk-Raptors-in-Northern-Australia/10.2993/0278-0771-37.4.700.short
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-03/smart-bushfire-birds/7216934
https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/australian-raptors-start-fires-to-flush-out-prey
https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1525/aa.1970.72.3.02a00130

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Milvus_migrans#/media/File:Fire_hawks.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Milvus_migrans#/media/File:Milvus_migrans,_Ol%C3%A9ron.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistling_kite#/media/File:Whistling_kite_2.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Falco_berigora#/media/File:Brown-Falcon,-Vic,-3.1.2008.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/firefighter-gm1125209235-295702590
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Milvus_migrans#/media/File:Black-Kite.jpg
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