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Birds Cry in Their Sleep

10:30 AM -- An ornithological nightmare from NewScientist.com:

    A species of moth drinks tears from the eyes of sleeping birds using a fearsome proboscis shaped like a harpoon, scientists have revealed. The new discovery – spied in Madagascar – is the first time moths have been seen feeding on the tears of birds...

    They also want to investigate whether, like their counterparts elsewhere, the Madagascan tear-drinkers are all males who get most of their nutrition from the tears.
Hey. Don't we all?

— Larry, Male Monkey, Light Reading

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