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Geese on the move

Geese in Cambridge

Steve Bercu made sure not to get in the way of this thundering herd of geese on Memorial Drive this morning.

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To avoid running a-fowl of the Goose-stapo.

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I love how they cross at the crosswalk. I have seen them wait for the pedestrian light to turn on the Riverway and then when traffic stops, they cross.

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they are Canadian, after all.

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It's definitely a learned behavior, but more likely because there's a ramp on both sides so they don't have to hop up and down the curb, rather than an attempt to conform to societal standards. Other birds have this figures out too.

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You have been warned.

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Looks like a Make Way for Goslings story could replace the book deal for Myrtle The Turtle after the Beacon Hill playground fiasco

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Canadian Geese all going to MIT for a global warming conference

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As long as there wasn't any West Side Story music.

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If I remember right, they're a gaggle on the ground, but a flock in flight.

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