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Baby Fairy-wrens Learn Mother's Calls Before Hatching

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A recently-published study reveals that nestlings of Australia's Red-backed Fairy-wrens learn their mother's calls before they hatch. These calls are a “vocal password” that the parents rely upon to identify their chicks. Thus, parent birds invest more ...

 

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