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February 20, 2020 - Breaking News

Birds can learn to make food choices by watching videos – study

Birds can learn to make food choices by watching videos – study
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Birds like great tits and blue tits can learn to avoid toxic food by watching videos of each other, according to a new study.

Researchers found that showing a bird a video of another bird’s response as it ate an unpalatable food item allowed it to learn from a fellow being’s experience.

The team from the University of Cambridge found that blue tits learned best by watching their own species, while great tits learned just as well from great tits and blue tits.

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