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Ohio University

Evolution in Birds of Olfactory Bulb (2 of 2)

Caption: Evolution in birds of the olfactory bulb, the part of the brain where smell information is processed, passing from a dinosaur (Bambiraptor) through early birds (Lithornis, Presbyornis) to a modern-day bird (pigeon).

Credit: Courtesy of WitmerLab at Ohio University.

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