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The beauty of birds eggs; where song began

December 31st, 2014

Episode 109 of 536 episodes

The book of eggs looks at some of the most colourful and variable natural products in the wild and at ways in which evolution has changed and enhanced the basic process of laying and caring for eggs; science now has DNA evidence that all of the world’s songbirds are descended from Australian birds, and migrated from here, to the rest of the world – to Europe and North America, to Africa and South America.

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