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Posts tagged parasitism

April 14, 2010

 

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How Does A Cowbird Know It’s A Cowbird?

Cowbirds lay their eyes in the nests of other birds... so how do baby cowbirds know they are cowbirds?

March 25, 2009

 

Different colored African cichlids

The Cuckoo Catfish

As soon as they lay their eggs, the female cichlids scoop them up into their mouths and incubate them until they hatch.

July 16, 2006

 

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What’s Not to Like About a Lichen

Did you know that lichens are super sensitive to air pollution, and so they help indicate pollution problems to scientists?

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