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It Takes Toucans for These Trees to Tango (Well)

Green-billed toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus), by Cláudio Dias Timm  via the Encyclopedia of Life.

Green-billed toucan (Ramphastos dicolorus), by Cláudio Dias Timm via the Encyclopedia of Life. Creative Commons info.

I’m fascinated by the relationships between species, particularly when you bring evolution into the picture. So I was pleased to meet a collection of birds like this charmer living along the southern coast of Brazil, courtesy of a recent Science article and its resulting coverage, and I wanted to share the acquaintance with all of you.

But first, let’s take a step back, this being lunch time, to…fruit!

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