Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR11 - (Birds-Cities-Competition)

EDMONTON. x-20s. A paper published today suggests the richer a city, the tougher a songbird's daily struggle for food and shelter. Queen's University biologist Paul Martin says that even when two closely related bird species were well-adapted to cities, the stronger species of the pair tend to let the weaker know that the town isn't big enough for the two of them. But in poorer cities, the competition is less intense.

("... are completely missing.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Martin doesn't know why bird species coexist better in poorer cities. But he adds it's a good example of the kind of questions that pop up when animals adapt to living alongside humans.

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