Gallery: Brazil's Vanishing Birds

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Channel Billed Toucan

Credit: Lindolfo Souto
The Channel Billed Toucan is one of several large, fruit-eating species in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest that helps disperse large seeds over wide distances…Read More »

by swallowing them and then excreting them elsewhere. As these birds vanish, trees are evolving smaller seeds, according to research published May 31, 2013 in the journal Science.   Less «
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