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Re: Overlooked Dino Ref: a seminal classic?
Actually, this research won the 2002 Ig Nobel biology award.
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Subject: Overlooked Dino Ref: a seminal classic?
> Norma Bubier, Charles Paxton, Phil Bowers, & Charles Deeming 1998
> "Courtship behaviour of ostriches toward humans under farming conditions
> in Britain" British Poultry Science 39:477-481
> 1. The courtship behaviour of adult male and female ostriches was
> observed in the presence and absence of human beings. 2.
> Courtship behaviours in both males and females were more
> prevalent in the presence of humans. 3. Exposure to a human for
> a short period did not stimulate courtship behaviour in the period
> immediately after the human had withdrawn. 4. Courtship
> behaviour towards humans may be important in the reproductive
> success of ostriches in a farming environment.
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