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Hoopoes protect eggs with bacteria

74249 74249 A special secretion helps increase the successful hatching of Hoopoe eggs, a study has discovered. Researchers from the University of Granada, Spain, have found that, to increase the rate of successful hatching, Hoopoes cover their eggs with a unique self-produced secretion loaded with bacteria, which is then retained by a specialised structure in the… Seguir Leyendo Hoopoes protect eggs with bacteria