Blind free-living kiwi offer a unique window into the ecology and evolution of vertebrate vision

Bret A. Moore, Joanne R Paul-Murphy, Alan J.D. Tennyson, Christopher J Murphy

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Abstract

The first report of multiple, blind, wild birds in good health suggests vision is not necessary for the survival of kiwi.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number85
JournalBMC Biology
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 15 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Structural Biology
  • Physiology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Plant Science
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology

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