ScienceDaily Posted May 19, 2016 Share Posted May 19, 2016 In the bird world, the color red has special significance. Many species use red signals to attract mates or deter rivals, adding the color to their beaks, feathers, or bare skin. As far as many birds are concerned, redder is better. Now, two teams of researchers have identified a gene that allows some bird species to convert yellow pigments from their diets into that remarkable red. Read the full article on ScienceDaily Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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