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What drives multiple female acorn woodpeckers to share a nest?

20:00 EDT 1 May 2019 | AAAS

(Cornell University) In some acorn woodpecker family groups, related females lay eggs in the same nest and raise the chicks cooperatively with one or more related males. The reasons that may be driving this rare behavior are outlined in a study recently published in The American Naturalist.

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