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Re: Trex as a good smeller




On Thu, 06 Jul 2006 16:31:50 -0500 Tim Williams
<twilliams_alpha@hotmail.com> writes:

> Most species of scavenging birds rely on visual cues to detect prey, 
> AFAIK.


It would be an interesting experiment to dye a deer carcass with an
odorless, non-toxic fluorescent blue or fluorescent orange food coloring
and see how the vultures (or ravens or whatever) react.

This experiment must have already been done somewhere.  Its too cheap and
simple not to have been tried.

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