great bowerbird

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large bowerbird of northern Australia

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"Great bowerbirds are the first known animals besides humans who create a scene with altered visual perspective for viewing by other individuals," said John Endler of Deakin University in Australia.
Great bowerbirds ensure that females will see their courts from one particular spot by constructing an avenue-two rows of tightly packed sticks with a stick floor-that opens onto a court.
The great bowerbirds line their courts with objects whose absolute size increases with distance from the avenue entrance and the female viewers.
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