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Submission + - When is a Honeyeater not a Honeyeater? (scienceblogs.com)

grrlscientist writes: "Every once in awhile, I will read a scientific paper that astonishes and delights me so much that I can hardly wait to tell you all about it. Such is the situation with a newly published paper about the Hawai'ian Honeyeaters. In short, due to the remarkable power of convergent evolution, Hawai'ian Honeyeaters have thoroughly deceived taxonomists and ornithologists as to their true origin and identity for more than 200 years."
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When is a Honeyeater not a Honeyeater?

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