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Auk Editor Pick - Seabird Parents Compensate for Struggling Partners

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For species where both parents work together to raise their offspring, cooperation is key—it’s as true for birds as it is for us! A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances shows how pairs of Common Murres update each other on their condition so that when one partner needs a break, the other can pick up the slack. Read the press release at https://americanornithologypubsblog.org/2017/04/26/seabird-parents-compensate-for-struggling-partners/.

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