Okay, actually, your photo of the day.  But how could I resist that title (yes, like most adult males, I still have an immature teenager lurking within).  Also, this is a cool photo, but the accompanying NYT article about what scientists have learned about Blue-footed Boobies has lots of fascinating details (e.g., the more egalitarian the parenting pair, the more successful they are at reproducing) and is well worth your time.

Blue-footed boobies on the Galápagos archipelago in Ecuador. The color of their feet is an important factor in mating. Credit The Asahi Shimbun Premium, via Getty Images




About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State

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