[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Eleanor Gaskarth
e.f.gaskarth@exeter.ac.uk
44-782-730-9332
University of Exeter

Magpie on Campus

Caption: Psychologists at the Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour (CRAB) at the University of Exeter are countering magpie folklore, showing that the species is actually frightened of new and unfamiliar objects, rather than attracted to them.

Credit: Ed Shephard

Usage Restrictions: Must credit Ed Shephard

Related news release: New study takes the shine off magpie folklore


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]