Ornithophily

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Ornithophily

 

the cross-pollination of flowers by birds (hummingbirds, sunbirds). Ornithophily characterizes mostly tropical plants.

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In June 1909, the Journal of Zoophily, the organ of the AAVS, listed twelve arguments from the vivisectionist side as to "why vivisection is right," each manifestly flimsy.
White, "Is Vivisection Morally Justifiable?" Journal of Zoophily 4 (May 1895): 55-57.