Even more impressively, the male zebra finches, who do all the singing, had twice as many new neurons in areas of the brain involved in communication when living in large groups.
Gouldian _ finches or Red-cheeked _ cordon-bleu, the Society and Zebra finches are far more common outside their native ranges . talk ) 22 : 14, 20 August 2014 ( UTC)
Fernando Nottebohm of Rockefeller University in New York and his colleagues decided to study adult zebra finches to see whether their social conditions affect the survival rate of these new neurons.
Is it humanly possible, to perform open heart surgery ( just for example ) on a mouse, or a zebra finch ?-- talk ) 21 : 19, 7 May 2010 ( UTC)
Some species of birds, such as the zebra finch and the Columbidae, use the ultraviolet wavelength 300 400 nm specific to tetrachromatic color vision as a tool during mate selection and foraging.
The bear became drunk on champagne given to him by Karl Radek, and in the early morning hours the zebra finches escaped from the aviary and perched below the ceilings around the house.
The gene FOXP2, defects of which affect both speech production and comprehension of language in humans, becomes highly expressed in Area X during periods of vocal plasticity in both juvenile zebra finches and adult canaries.
The entire genome of the domestic fowl ( " Gallus gallus " ) was sequenced in 2004 and was followed in 2008 by the genome of the zebra finch ( " Taeniopygia guttata " ).
He also created specially designed instruments for music played by zebra finches and pygmy chimpanzees, the latter in collaborations with physicist Gordon Shaw, who researched classical music's effect on the brain and introduced the Mozart effect.
In the male zebra finch, vocal learning begins with a period of sensory acquisition or auditory learning where juveniles are exposed to the song of an adult male tutor at about posthatch day 30 to 60.