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Birds Show Fruit Color Pecking Order Birds Show Fruit Color Pecking Order
  • July 24th, 2014
  • Study shows that birds prefer red and black over other fruit colors, suggesting that bird preferences may have influenced fruit color evolution.

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Birds Show Fruit Color Pecking Order

Birds Show Fruit Color Pecking Order

Study shows that birds prefer red and black over other fruit colors, suggesting that bird preferences may have influenced fruit color evolution.

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