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A long-tailed tit looks to be suspended in the air as it takes a drink from an icicle.  The thirsty bird flew up to the icicle hanging from a tree branch, and drank the water from the bottom as it melted.<br />
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The tits are known to take turns drinking from the icicles during the freezing winters.  The photos were taken in sub-zero temperatures by George Swift in Hokkaido, Japan.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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