It is clearly seen when birds turn to some new kind of food, like the kea parrot, which attacks the sheep in New Zealand.
kea from behind framed her lips, to my surprise, into an emphatic "No."
Guess I kean't help it, but if you'll just kindly give me a kick under the table when I'm going too far I'll pull up sharp!
In spite of kea's warning I thought the opportunity too good to be missed.
Was this—could it be, some wonderful heathen plot or contrivance to carry me off and marry me perforce against my will to kea?
kea glanced back at him with a painfully sad and serious face.
Not a living soul remained upon the spot save Frank and myself, and kea and her uncle.
"Higher than a prince," kea replied once more almost reverently.
kean't buy liquor in this State we're strikin' now, stranger.
Hang it all, kea; why, then, you must be going to marry the captain of an American whaler!