Toasty Warm

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Although most song­birds lay one egg per day, they don’t start sit­ting on them un­til the last or sec­ond-last egg has been laid. That way, they can time when they start to hatch. When the fe­male tucks the eggs un­der­neath her, the eggs be­come warmer and get the cue that they can hatch when they’re ready to. If any eggs aren’t go­ing to hatch, it’s usu­ally the first eggs laid.

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