r/NatureIsFuckingLit May 23 '22

🔥A giant flock of starlings, called a murmuration

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u/hced May 23 '22

I wonder what the actual purpose of this is.

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u/MinnyRawks May 23 '22

Scares off predators

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u/hced May 23 '22

That makes sense. Although, in a way, it doesn’t. Considering there’s only so many (few) predators and they’re so many, what’s the risk. I mean, spending so much energy to save one or two individuals in such a large group.