What the vibrant pigments of bird feathers can teach us about how evolution works

April 25, 2019 - General

A University of Arizona-led research team has shown that evolution is driven by species interaction within a community.

House finch colours itself with 24 carotenoid compounds derived from diverse dietary sources,
such as saguaro pollen [Credit: Alex Badyaev/]All living things exist within communities, where they depend on resources or services provided by other species. As community members change, so do the…

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