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Re: Homing Pigeons? Try Homing Crocodiles...

Bird has compass superimposed on its field of vision. It looks like a human video game. Compass has magnetic north marked on it with an arrow.

Chuckle.   You learn something new every day.

No wonder my birds call me simple minded. I didn't know they thought I was simple-sighted.

Dora Smith
Austin, TX

----- Original Message ----- From: "Dann Pigdon" <dannj@alphalink.com.au>
To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: Homing Pigeons? Try Homing Crocodiles...

The latest neurological research by German scientists has shown that signals
sent by cryptochromes in the eyes of garden warblers are processed by the optic
lobe in the brain:


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