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Webmaster Posted 14-Feb-2019 11:56


From Science Daily on 14-Feb-2019 11:56

Researchers wanted to know how Magellanic penguin parents in South America balance the dietary demands of multiple chicks. They found that when a Magellanic penguin parent returns to its nest with fish, the parent tries to feed each of its two chicks equal portions of food, regardless of the youngsters' differences in age or size.

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