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From Science Daily and Guardian on 12-Nov-2019 14:09

The generation of species-specific singing in songbirds is associated with species-specific patterns of gene activity in brain regions called song nuclei, according to a new study. According to the authors, the findings could be a promising step toward a better understanding of the contribution of multiple genes to the evolution of behaviors.


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Zebra Finch

Passeriformes

Estrildidae

Taeniopygia guttata

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Owl Finch

Double-barred Finch

Passeriformes

Estrildidae

Taeniopygia bichenovii

 
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