Size is Relative

The juvenile woodpecker

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seems small to its parents, but when it comes to feed all the other birds keep clear.

The “small” Blue Tit looks bigger than its parent

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a big mouth is the way to get fed.

All chicks are small but some a smaller than others

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says Hubble the hobbled, now holding her own.

Outside, the older teenagers, while larger

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are cultivating the mean scrawny look.

Bees might be small but a Bumble Bee

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is a big bee.

We tend to see the big small things, whether they are beetles

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or moths

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Although this Elephant Hawk moth doesn’t need to claim the name of such a large mammal in order to prove its point.

The vast majority of living creatures who live here are much, much smaller than any of these.

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