11 Casual Things We Do Without Thinking About the Consequences

2. Feeding Birds

Feeding birds seem like a fun and harmless activity that also helps your children learn about sharing and being kind. It also ends up opens them up to the possibility of contracting a truckload of infections and diseases. There is a 50% chance that any given city bird is carrying a contagious disease! Ornithosis, colibacillosis, histoplasmosis, salmonellosis, tuberculosis, listeriosis, rabbit fever, Newcastle disease, and toxoplasmosis are just a few of the diseases often found in pigeons!

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