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Jays Feeding on Piņon Pine Seeds

Caption: To find out if noise affected the number of piņon pine seeds that animals ate, the researchers scattered piņon pine seeds underneath piņon pine trees in noisy and quiet sites, using a motion-triggered camera to figure out what animals took the seeds.

Credit: Photo courtesy of Clinton Francis.

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