The (un)reasonable beauty: What factors shaped the evolution of Paradisaeidae?

Source: https://ed.everwideningcircles.com/birds-of-paradise/ Abstract Birds of paradise are a diversified family characterised by truly paradisical morphology and intricate behaviour. Evidence for the role of habitat, sexual selection (lek mating) and genes in creating well-known extravagant phenotypes, puzzling beheaviours and the presence of a multitude of species are present yet it is difficult to choose one perfect […]

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