An end to the idea of magnetic pigeon beaks?

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An end to the idea of magnetic pigeon beaks?
« on: 07/06/2012 14:13:55 »
This is a little bit sad because itís the kind of crushing of an urban legend.  People did use to think that pigeons actually had magnetic beaks and that this acted as a sort of compass, allowing them to do these amazing feats of navigation that we hear about...  
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=3976 track=12.05.14/Naked_Genetics_12.05.14_10134.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
« Last Edit: 07/06/2012 14:13:55 by _system »