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Invasive plants dye woodpeckers red

An ornithological mystery has been solved! Puzzling red feathers have been popping up in eastern North America's "yellow-shafted" population of Northern Flickers, but they aren't due to genes borrowed from their "red-shafted" ...

dateOct 12, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Mice sing like a jet-engine

Mice court with love songs that are so high frequency they are inaudible to the human ear. New research published in Current Biology shows mice make their unique high frequency sounds in a surprising way that has only been ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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