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Contact: Dr. Maria Abou Chakra
abouchakra@evolbio.mpg.de
49-452-276-3237
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Brown-headed Cowbird

Caption: The brown-headed cowbird of North America can place several dozen eggs in other birds' nests to leave them to be hatched by step-parents.

Credit: nature's pic's online/ www.naturpicsonline.com / Wikipedia / Creative Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brown-Headed_Cowbird.jpg

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