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This is a local (Wikenigma) linkplugin-autotooltip__plain plugin-autotooltip_bigAvian egg shapes

Many (but not all) bird eggs are non-spherical. There is currently disagreement as to how and why this happens.

"The shape of eggs varies considerably across bird species, ranging from near-spherical (such as those of the little bee-eater) to highly pyriform or conical (such as those of the common murre) with the familiar shape of the chicken egg lying in between. Early scientific investigators of egg shape suggested that the oval shape of eggs was caused by the egg being for…

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