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August 17, 2015


basket of naturally colored eggs

How Eggs Get Their Color  

The color of eggshells helps mothers identify their own kind and/or camouflage them with their environment.

September 27, 2003


How Eggs Get Their Color

Depending on the species, bird eggs can be any color ranging from chicken’s plain white to a robin’s blue, streaked, spotted, bright, pale, and anything in between. Today, on a Moment of Science, we take a look at some of the reasons this might be the case. But first, how do eggs get their color? […]

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