Early Bird Doesnt Always Get The Worm, New Researcher Finds

chaffinch uplose

chaffinch uplose

Competing against older brothers and sisters can be tough work, as any youngest child will tell you. But new research from a biologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that when it comes to some birds, you should reserve any underdog sympathies for the first born — or rather, first laid — siblings as well.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 11:52 pm

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