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Webmaster Posted 19-Oct-2017 14:30


From Science Daily and Guardian on 19-Oct-2017 14:30

A British enthusiasm for feeding birds may have caused UK great tits to have evolved longer beaks than their European counterparts, according to new research. The findings identify for the first time the genetic differences between UK and Dutch great tits which researchers were then able to link to longer beaks in UK birds.

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