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TVNZ/NZPA: Cuckoo steps up evolutionary arms race: study

Peter Griffin posted in on April 1st, 2010.

The completion of the first detailed look into the relationship between New Zealand’s shining cuckoos and grey warblers suggests that the cuckoos have have escalated the ‘arms race’ common to co-evolution. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Contrary to the idea of co-evolution, the shining cuckoo has developed prowess as an artful mimic, while the […]

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