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Pigeon Genome Opens Door to the Past (4 of 4)

Caption: This shows diversity among breeds of domestic pigeons. Clockwise from upper left: English trumpeter, Brunner pouter, fantail, Italian owl, Chinese owl, Pomeranian pouter. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Jan. 31, 2013, issue of Science Express, published by AAAS. The paper, by Michael Shapiroat University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, and colleagues was titled, “Genomic Diversity and Evolution of the Head Crest in the Rock Pigeon.”

Credit: [Images courtesy of Mike Shapiro]

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