Prehistoric bird bones that were used as flutes

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Host Marco Werman tells us about a discovery in northern Israel of the bones of prehistoric birds that had tiny holes bored into them. The suspicion is that these tiny flutes were either used to attract birds, or to make music. Whatever the purpose, bird songs and human songs have long had an interplay, as we are reminded by narrator David Bowie and Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev in "Peter and the Wolf."

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