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A free-roaming male roadrunner perches outside the "Life on the Rocks" exhibit at the Arizona-Sonora Museum outside Tucson, Ariz., where the bird has been seeking its mate, just recently transferred to the museum from a wildlife rehabilitation facility.

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Tom Ross: Meep, meep! Roadrunners really hopeless romantics

If you learned everything you know about roadrunners from the Warner Brothers cartoon, it may come as a surprise to you that the roadrunner, unlike the oddly ditzy character that exasperated Wile E. Coyote, is loyal to its mate.

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