Why are some eggs round and others pointy? It may have to do with how well a bird flies

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 18:42 in Biology & Nature

It’s a mystery that goes back to the days of Aristotle, flummoxing biologists and mathematicians for centuries: Why do bird’s eggs come in so many different shapes and sizes? Why are owl eggs almost perfectly round, while hummingbird eggs look like teeny tiny watermelons? And why are still other...

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