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Car Soup. [Apr. 25th, 2008|07:30 am]
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Real "birds nest soup" is made from bird spit - the gooey, stringy saliva that Chinese swiftlets use to attach their nests to the walls of caves. The hardened saliva is prized for it's medicinal and aphrodisiac properties. The license fee to harvest one cave? $100,000. The soup is a simple chicken broth, with one good dollop of bird spit in it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBenak9wtkE&e

And a 1939-1940 Chevy commercial.
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From: hymn
2008-04-26 01:06 am (UTC)
there are tons of animals who need their eggs fertilized after they all ready laid them.

like fish. it's not uncommon.
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From: christinaathena
2008-04-26 01:11 am (UTC)
Yes, but birds don't do that. Birds fertilize their ova before they produce the shell. Fertilization in reptiles, birds, and mammals is internal, and precedes the formation of a shell in those groups with eggshells.
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From: hymn
2008-04-26 01:20 am (UTC)
ahhh. strange then.
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