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Why Of A Feather Lek Together
2012-03-01 05:38:03

University of Miami biologist and his collaborators find that in some groups of birds close relatives enhance each other's mating success.

2009-07-14 10:33:38

A new study finds that a change in a single gene has sent two closely related bird populations on their way to becoming two distinct species.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.