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Photoblogging: Crested Coua

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Last week I wrote about how the solitary, nocturnal Sahamalaza sportive lemur eavesdrops on the alarm calls of several species that occupy the same forests, including the crested coua, in order to avoid predation. How fortunate that I managed to spot of those very birds last weekend while on a visit to the San Diego Zoo?

Jason G. Goldman About the Author: Dr. Jason G. Goldman received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Southern California, where he studied the evolutionary and developmental origins of the mind in humans and non-human animals. Jason is also an editor at ScienceSeeker and Editor of Open Lab 2010. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. Follow on . Follow on Twitter @jgold85.

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