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From Science Daily on 28-Jun-2018 10:50

For a Galápagos penguin, beak size is nearly a perfect indicator of whether a bird is male or female, scientists have discovered. Armed with this knowledge, researchers could determine the sex of a bird quickly and accurately in the wild without taking a blood sample -- speeding up field studies of this unusual and endangered seabird.

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