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    • The genome of a songbird. 

      Warren, Wesley C; Clayton, David F; Ellegren, Hans; Arnold, Arthur P; Hillier, Ladeana W; Künstner, Axel; Searle, Steve; ... (82 authors) (Nature, 2010-04-01)
      The zebra finch is an important model organism in several fields with unique relevance to human neuroscience. Like other songbirds, the zebra finch communicates through learned vocalizations, an ability otherwise documented ...
    • The genome of the green anole lizard and a comparative analysis with birds and mammals. 

      Alföldi, Jessica; Di Palma, Federica; Grabherr, Manfred; Williams, Christina; Kong, Lesheng; Mauceli, Evan; Russell, Pamela; ... (50 authors) (Nature, 2011-08-31)
      The evolution of the amniotic egg was one of the great evolutionary innovations in the history of life, freeing vertebrates from an obligatory connection to water and thus permitting the conquest of terrestrial environments. ...
    • Two Antarctic penguin genomes reveal insights into their evolutionary history and molecular changes related to the Antarctic environment. 

      Li, Cai; Zhang, Yong; Li, Jianwen; Kong, Lesheng; Hu, Haofu; Pan, Hailin; Xu, Luohao; ... (41 authors) (Gigascience, 2014)
      BACKGROUND: Penguins are flightless aquatic birds widely distributed in the Southern Hemisphere. The distinctive morphological and physiological features of penguins allow them to live an aquatic life, and some of them have ...