While the bird was found in Germany, the arrow originated in central Africa, providing the first evidence of seasonal migration in birds. The German word "pfeilstorch" ("arrow stork") describes storks injured by arrows during their seasonal journeys between Europe and Africa—twenty-five pfeilstorch have been found to date.
Each semester, Hunter pays a fee of €111 ($120) to the Technical University of Munich (TUM), one of the most highly regarded universities in Europe, to get his degree in physics.
Included in that fee is a public transportation ticket that enables Hunter to travel freely around Munich.
Health insurance for students in Germany is €80 ($87) a month, much less than what Amy would have had to pay in the US to add him to her plan.
Electrocution remains one of the top reasons for mortality, says Fiedler. In a species that can live up to 30 years, producing roughly 80 eggs in its lifetime, continued loss by electrocution is devastating."
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