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From Science Daily on 23-Jul-2015 12:52

Juvenile zebra finches that experience high stress levels will ignore how their own parents forage and instead learn such skills from other, unrelated adults. This may help young birds avoid inheriting a poor skillset from parents -- the likely natural cause of their stress -- and becoming trapped by a 'bad start in life.'


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