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Tiled Camouflaged Quail Eggs

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

Credit: Lovell et al., Current Biology

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