[Tweeters] color my world: a little story about red parrot feathers

Devorah the ornithologist birdologist at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 07:34:49 PDT 2010


hey everyone,

i just published my "translation" of a sweet little research paper
that investigates one interesting property of red parrot feathers that
i'll bet you didn't know they have: they (apparently) resist bacterial
degradation better than any other species' feathers, regardless of
color!

http://j.mp/a79aLD

cheers,

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