He stretched in the sun, listening to the early morning twittering in the trees. They were such delightful creatures, with their cheerful warbling, their smooth coats and their luxuriant crests. Hard to believe what the scientists said, that they had once walked upright on the ground, built hive-like cities that reached to the sky, and even, it was theorized, had some rudimentary form of language. He settled his wings and retreated into the hillside nest which sheltered his wife and eggs.
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