- Intelligent and industrius - The famous example is how blåmesar managed to develop a method for removing caps from milk bottles in order to get to the cream at the top.
- Sexually equal - Both male and female dress the same, and they share child-rearing duties.
- Nonmigratory - Secretly knows that Sweden is the best place to live.
- Dependent on social welfare in harsh times - Many blåmesar wouldn't survive the winter without human intervention. Bird feeding in the winter has allowed the blåmesar to settle much farther north than would've been otherwise possible.
söndag 30 december 2007
The blåmes and its characteristics
The suggested new Swedish symbol, introduced in the previous blog entry, will hereafter be referred to as a blåmes (plural blåmesar). The coloring aside, the following characteristics make the blåmes particularly well-suited for the honor of representing Sweden: