Whilst some form of monogamy may characterize around 90% of bird species, in mammals long-term pairing (beyond the brief duration of copulation itself) is rare, at around 3% (see animal monogamy).The incidence of monogamy in primate species is similarly low in contrast with polygyny (one male mating with two or more females), the most common pattern.
Who really knows what happened the night that Martin Duram was shot and killed in his Michigan home last spring?
Perhaps, his pet parrot witnessed the killing and heard Mr Duram’s desperate plea to the killer.
Plato concludes that the highest form of love is the greatest.
When love "is directed, in temperance and justice, towards the good, whether in heaven or on earth: happiness and good fortune, the bonds of human society, concord with the gods above—all these are among his gifts" (188d).
Love directs everything that occurs, in the realm of the gods as well as that of humans (186a–b).
Eryximachus reasons that when various opposing elements such as wet and dry are "animated by the proper species of Love, they are in harmony with one another ...Newaygo County Prosecutor Robert Springstead said he’s aware the couple had a bird that talked but that he had not seen the video.The owner of Casa La Parrot in Grand Rapids said it’s not unusual for African grey parrots to mimic male and female voices.“I know for a fact I didn’t kill my husband,” police quoted her as saying.Mr Duram’s parents told that they are frustrated that nobody has been charged in the death and that the police investigation is still ongoing.under the Freedom of Information Act list the wife as a suspect, suggesting she tried to pull off a murder-suicide.