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Among the missing skins were rare and precious quetzals and cotingas, from Central and South America; and bowerbirds, Indian crows and birds of paradise that Alfred Russel Wallace had shipped over from New Guinea.
The male bowerbird spends most of his life trying to create a bower that will draw in his mate.
In bowerbirds, for example, females have used choice preferences to make males less aggressive and more amenable.
This is shown in bowerbirds: Females receive dramatic and even violent displays because those displays are stimulating and because the females can keep their autonomy intact.
If ducks reflect our cultural present, bowerbirds may illuminate both our evolutionary origins and our social future.
A few species, such black wheateaters and bowerbirds, are already known to use nest design in courtship displays.
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