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Images Dated 24th January 2009

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Purple-throated hummingbirds, female Featured 24 Jan 2009 Print

Purple-throated hummingbirds, female

In a fascinating example of sexual dimorphism and plant-animal relationships: the female hummingbird with a smaller body and long, curved bill pollinates this species of Heliconia while the male is adapted to pollinate another. Aquatint etching by Bryan Poole, 2008

© Mary Evans / Natural History Museum

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