Tag: evolution

Wildlife

Australia’s mysterious hybrid bird

How often do birds mistakenly mate with other species? That is a question arising from sightings in recent years – the first for well over a century – of Australia’s most mysterious bird, Rawnsley’s bowerbird.

AustroPalaeo

Dawn of the dingo

The genes of dingoes, dogs and wolves suggests they all evolved from a long gone ancestor, turning existing theories of dog origins on their heads.