Evolution on Fast Forward: Finches Adapt to Climates

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In this National Geographic News article, read about how Montana and Alabama finches have rapidly evolved to suit the climates of their respective habitats. The article describes how finches control the hatching order and sex of their chicks to ensure maximum survival of their offspring. Links to related maps, Web sites, and an Xpeditions lesson plan are also found on this page.

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