<div dir="ltr"><div><br></div>hello everyone,<div><br></div><div>i wrote a piece about a video that has been getting some discussion on the interwebs. the video features something that many birders are familiar with: a "halfsider" bird (a budgerigar, in this case):</div>
<div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2014/jan/31/grrlscientist-halfsider-chimera-bilateral-gynandromorph-birds">http://www.theguardian.com/science/grrlscientist/2014/jan/31/grrlscientist-halfsider-chimera-bilateral-gynandromorph-birds</a></div>
<div><br></div><div>in my piece, i discuss the genetic and developmental events that give rise to these strange birds, and of course, i also mention other animals that show this "halfsider" phenomenon -- including humans. </div>
<div><br></div><div>cheers,</div><div><div><br></div>-- <br><div dir="ltr">GrrlScientist<br>Devorah Bennu, PhD<br><a href="mailto:birdologist@gmail.com" target="_blank">birdologist@gmail.com</a><br><a href="http://gplus.to/grrlscientist" target="_blank">http://gplus.to/grrlscientist</a><br>
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