Diving into parenthood is never easy, but for common
murres (Uria aalge) some positively prudent parenting is
required. These birds have to decide whether they care more
about the chicks they have got or about having additional
chicks in the future. Anne Storey and her colleagues were
able to measure the physiological tell-tale signs of this balancing
act both when food is scarce and when food is abundant.
And, the team showed how stressing less and diving
deep can help when raising...[Show more]
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