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Amazonian 'lookout' birds help other species live in dangerous neighborhoods


May 22, 2018

Usually, birds of a feather flock together -- but in the Amazon, some flocks feature dozens of species of all shapes and colors. A new study by San Francisco State University biologists singles out one reason why these unusually diverse flocks exist: lookout species that call in alarm when they spot dangerous predators.Full Story

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