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|Title:||The magnetic compass of domestic chickens||Contributor(s):||Denzau, Susanne (author); Neissner, Christine (author); Rogers, Lesley (author); Wiltschko, Wolfgang (author)||Publication Date:||2013||Open Access:||Yes||DOI:||10.4161/cib.27096||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/14168||Open Access Link:||https://doi.org/10.4161/cib.27096||Abstract:||In a recent paper, we showed that domestic chickens can be trained to search for a social stimulus in specific magnetic directions. Chickens can hardly fly and have only small home ranges, hence their having a functional magnetic compass may seem rather surprising. Yet considering the natural habitat of their ancestors and their lifestyle until recently, the advantages of a magnetic compass become evident.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Communicative & Integrative Biology, 6(6), p. 1-2||Publisher:||Landes Bioscience||Place of Publication:||United States of America||ISSN:||1942-0889||Field of Research (FOR):||060801 Animal Behaviour||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 184
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