SoT 158: Let’s Call It A Magpie

Download_greenHosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Penny Dumsday.

Mother turtles and their newly hatched babies talk to each other underwater, and scientists in Brazil have managed to record them.
Taking antibiotics to kill ‘bad’ bacteria can be a good idea, but such disruptions to the gut microbiome can have long-term consequences for our health, and could even be making us fat.
The widely held belief that magpies steal shiny objects seems to be myth-busted. Instead, they seem to avoid new objects regardless of shininess.
Analysis of bones from King Richard the Third reveal that the last King of England to die in battle lived the good life. The samples indicate the King drank up to a bottle of wine each day.

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