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How wild birds learn to avoid distasteful prey? By copying others. https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/evolution/wild-birds-learn-avoid-distasteful-prey-watching-others?utm_medium=social_owned&utm_source=facebook
Wild birds learn to avoid distasteful prey by watching others | University of Helsinki www.helsinki.fi

How do predators know to avoid brightly-coloured toxic prey? A collaboration of researchers has put social information theory to the test in a reliable real-world system to find the answer – by copying what others do, or do not, eat.