Ruby-throated Hummingbird Photo: Brian Kushner/Audubon Photography Awards

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6 Fun Facts About Hummingbirds

You’ll never look at these little birds the same way again.

Hummingbirds are tantalizing. They are colorful and happy and always seem to make our gardens brighter. We already know that they absolutely love nectar, that they are speedy and that their hearts beat at a really fast pace. But who doesn’t know that? If you’re looking for new hummingbird material, here are six very interesting fun facts you have never heard about before.

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