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What is brood parasitism? Give an example. What adaptation has evolved in this phenomenon?

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One species lays eggs in the nest of another bird, lets the host incubate them. e.g. Cuckoo lays eggs in the nest of a crow. The Eggs of the parasite resemble the eggs of the host in colour, size. Reduce chances of the host bird detecting the foreign eggs and ejecting them from nest.
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