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Homing

Orienting or directing homeward or to a destination; the homing instinct; a homing beacon.An ability of some animals that enables them to return to their place of origin, pigeons and salmon are good examples.


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Theories - Origin of Life

... of positive results are unsurprising in statistics, with the exact proportion depending on what your p-values are. If dogs don’t empress you, try homing pigeons. Every possible experiment to pinpoint what physical senses they use to get to a loft from great distances (up to 1800 km) has been done ...

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by AstraSequi
Sat Mar 31, 2012 7:09 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Theories - Origin of Life

... case of “nobody else would have found” the evidence, it’s the evidence itself that triggered Sheldrake’s attention. If dogs don’t empress you, try homing pigeons. Every possible experiment to pinpoint what physical senses they use to get to a loft from great distances (up to 1800 km) has been done ...

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by Nick7
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:54 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Homing behaviour in limpets - statistical analysis

Hi, I have recently carried out a field investigation on homing behaviour of limpets. My hypothesis was that limpets placed more than 10 cm from base do not return. I placed 3 no at each 6,9,12 and 15 cm from base on rocks at low tide . I came back next ...

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by ma1ukf5
Thu Jan 21, 2010 4:50 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homing behaviour in limpets - statistical analysis
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Only Two Islanders

A very strong homing pidgeon.

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by Elen
Tue Jan 22, 2008 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Only Two Islanders
Replies: 87
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Life Science

... in birds only some species such as pigeons can do this, but can all fishes? What if you used a different species of fish that also exhibits homing behavior such as salmon? You can also take a similar line of reasoning for types of magnets, and how you used the magnets.

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by mith
Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life Science
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