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Contact: Lee Siegel
University of Utah

A Bird in the Net

Caption: University of Utah biologist Jen Koop captures a bird in a net in the Galapagos Islands off Ecuador. Koop and other researchers used such nets to capture finches -- the birds studied by Charles Darwin -- and determine they develop antibodies when exposed to two invading parasites, the pox virus and the nest fly.

Credit: Sarah Huber, University of Utah.

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