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Urban Planet: Nests made of cigarette butts

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Birds are using cigarette butts in their nests, but this might not be a bad thing. Some say that the nicotine acts as a toxin to keep parasites at bay, producing a healthier and happier nest.

Image by Victor Argaez.

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