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  • Article: Always Judge a Grouse by its Cover
  • Author(s): Veerta Singh
  • Publisher: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: April 1, 2016
  • Date accessed: November 15, 2017
  • Link: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/grouse-color-signals
APA Style
Veerta Singh. (2016, April 1). Always Judge a Grouse by its Cover. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved November 15, 2017 from http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/grouse-color-signals
American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
Chicago Manual of Style
Veerta Singh. "Always Judge a Grouse by its Cover." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 1 April 2016. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/grouse-color-signals.
MLA 2009 Style
Veerta Singh. "Always Judge a Grouse by its Cover." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 1 Apr 2016. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 15 Nov 2017. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/grouse-color-signals
Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
Pair of mandarin ducks

In many species of bird, like the Mandarin duck, males have bright ornaments to try to gain mates, while females lack bright colors, to help them avoid attracting predators. Here, the drab female is on the right.

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Pair of mandarin ducks

In many species of bird, like the Mandarin duck, males have bright ornaments to try to gain mates, while females lack bright colors, to help them avoid attracting predators. Here, the drab female is on the right.

Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.