Does Discipline Exist With Other Animals?
When we were at OPPD Arboretum we spotted some birds. They were tweeting like crazy!
One was up in the grass.
The other 2 were down in the muddy water. Can you see the baby? It's camouflaged.
It looked as though this was a family of 3. The parents were telling their baby, "Get out of the mud! You're going to get stuck, and won't be able to fly away!"
Soon after I took these photos Isaak fell in the muddy water further downstream. Where the water was deeper. It's probably because I wasn't getting after him. I was too busy watching the birds discipline their young.
Random: Isaak swears that he speaks bird. He tweets a tweeting noise. Birds actually tweet back.
Do you think other animals besides us discipline their young?
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How cute that he can tweet with them :)
I believe they do discipline their young just as we do...
I would think they do. They have to learn their behaviors somewhere, right?
Yes I would think so too!
Oh took me a while but I saw the young bird.. good camouflage haha
I think these nature photos are terrific!
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Oh they definitely discipline their young.... and falling in the water? I used to do so regularly; accidentally on purpose of course. ;-)
I think they probably do. They at least teach them about the dangers in the open, I imagine.
I can imagine they are tweeting hillariously :)...I guess it's just natural that they teach and learn some tricks in the wild for survival..
I swear the geese here are telling their little goslings what to do.
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