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Bird Louse Evolution

Caption: The lice that live on parrots look very different from one another, but they are more closely related to one another than to similar-looking lice on other types of birds.

Credit: Vincent Smith, The Natural History Museum, London

Usage Restrictions: Image may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this news release. Credit: Vincent Smith, The Natural History Museum, London

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