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Quail

Caption: When it comes to camouflage, ground-nesting Japanese quail are experts. Thatís based on new evidence published online on Jan. 17 in Current Biology that mother quail "know" the patterning of their own eggs and choose laying spots to hide them best.

Credit: Cedric Zimmer

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