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Contact: Lindsay Renick Mayer
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Frigatebird

Caption: Researchers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute conducted three different kinds of genetics tests to determine that the Galapagos population of magnificent frigatebirds has been genetically different from the magnificent frigatebirds elsewhere for more than half a million years.

Credit: Frank Hailer, Smithsonian's National Zoo

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