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Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution

An Exhibit at the National Geographic Museum

Found only in New Guinea and parts of Australia, the birds-of-paradise are a case study in the evolutionary power of sexual selection. Their fantastic plumes and bizarre courtship displays are a result of millions of years of sexual selection at work in an environment with plentiful food and no natural predators.

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Exhibit runs through May 2013.