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Interesting facts about storks

Interesting facts about storks will tell you about the lifestyle of these amazing birds. Storks are repeatedly found in the folklore of different peoples.

1. Young storks are very easy to tame.

2. Storks are not aggressive birds, but among them there are also predators, including the marabou stork.

3. Storks feed on frogs, snails, rodents, earthworms and various insects. They can also eat some poisonous snakes.

4. An interesting fact: the oldest known nest of storks in which many generations lived was more than 380 years old.

5. The stork makes its first flight at the age of 2 months.

6. The diameter of the white stork’s nest reaches 1.5 m and weighs 200-250 kg.

7. Did you know that the female incubates the eggs at night, and the male takes over during the day.

8. A terrible fact, storks throw sick or weak cubs out of their nests.

9. Storks have no natural enemies. The exceptions are eagles and crocodiles.

10. During migration to the the tropical places of the planet, birds are able to overcome tens of thousands of kilometers.