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Curr Biol. 2013 Feb 4;23(3):R106-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.12.009.

Evolutionary ecology: knowing how to hide your eggs.

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Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ, UK. ms726@cam.ac.uk

Abstract

A new study of camouflage in quail shows that individual birds know the appearance of their own eggs and select backgrounds that maximise concealment.

PMID:
23391382
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2012.12.009
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