Animal Behavior: The Raised-by-Wolves Predicament.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Social learning poses a particular problem for brood parasites, which are raised by adults of another species. Brood-parasitic cowbirds use a password, a simple signal that aids the young in identifying appropriate models for learning of their species' behaviors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Searcy, WA; Nowicki, S

Published Date

  • December 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 23

Start / End Page

  • R1243 - R1244

PubMed ID

  • 31794758

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0960-9822

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2019.09.064


  • eng