Myths, Facts & Misconceptions

Skarila

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Inko-ai

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Capybaras are large guinea pigs
False. Though they are related to guinea pigs, they are not the same. Capybaras are the largest living rodents, and are part of the genus Hydrochoerus. There are only four members of that genus, two of which are extinct. The other living member besides the Capybara is the Lesser Capybara.

Roosters only crow in the morning.
 

foxgloveparrot

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Myth! Although they are known to crow at sunrise, there is no reason why they wouldn't crow all throughout the day! They have been heard at all times of day and even night.

Seeds are the spicy part of chili peppers
 

Inko-ai

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Seeds are the spicy part of chili peppers
Well, truth and myth. The whole chili pepper is spicy, but the seeds are spicier than the flesh.

A red sky at night means that there will be good weather the next day.
 

pizuPDN

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Myth, our sky turned blood red and it stormed that night and poured the next few days

If you sing the song "Rain rain go away, come back another day" the rain will pass
 

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Tiki the lutino cockatiel(gotcha date: 4/3/2017 Hatchday: ???)Tango the sun conure(Gotcha date: 14/5/2011 Hatchday: 6/3/2011 R.I.P: 3/4/2018)Flitch the sparrow(gotcha date: 10/9/2021 R.I.P: 10/9/2021)
Myth, our sky turned blood red and it stormed that night and poured the next few days

If you sing the song "Rain rain go away, come back another day" the rain will pass
myth all the way

magic is real
 

Tikitiel

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Tiki the lutino cockatiel(gotcha date: 4/3/2017 Hatchday: ???)Tango the sun conure(Gotcha date: 14/5/2011 Hatchday: 6/3/2011 R.I.P: 3/4/2018)Flitch the sparrow(gotcha date: 10/9/2021 R.I.P: 10/9/2021)
myth

males birds are always more talkative
 

Tikitiel

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Tiki the lutino cockatiel(gotcha date: 4/3/2017 Hatchday: ???)Tango the sun conure(Gotcha date: 14/5/2011 Hatchday: 6/3/2011 R.I.P: 3/4/2018)Flitch the sparrow(gotcha date: 10/9/2021 R.I.P: 10/9/2021)
myth

parrots can taste with the top of their beak
 

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