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Contact: Dr. Bart Kempenaers
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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Nest

Caption: Thankfully, male blue tits don't have access to modern paternity tests: otherwise, they would discover every second nest features chicks that are not related to the care-giving father.

Credit: MPI for Ornithology

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