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The sensory ecology of ocean navigation
SUMMARY How animals guide themselves across vast expanses of open ocean, sometimes to specific geographic areas, has remained an enduring mystery of behavioral biology. In this review we brieflyExpand
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Longitude Perception and Bicoordinate Magnetic Maps in Sea Turtles
Long-distance animal migrants often navigate in ways that imply an awareness of both latitude and longitude. Although several species are known to use magnetic cues as a surrogate for latitude, it isExpand
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Coming of age: steroid hormones of wild immature baboons (Papio cynocephalus)
Large gaps exist in our knowledge about common patterns and variability in the endocrinology of immature nonhuman primates, and even normal hormonal profiles during that life stage are lacking forExpand
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Multi-Modal Homing in Sea Turtles: Modeling Dual Use of Geomagnetic and Chemical Cues in Island-Finding
Sea turtles are capable of navigating across large expanses of ocean to arrive at remote islands for nesting, but how they do so has remained enigmatic. An interesting example involves green turtlesExpand
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Perception of airborne odors by loggerhead sea turtles
SUMMARY Sea turtles are known to detect chemical cues, but in contrast to most marine animals, turtles surface to breathe and thus potentially have access to olfactory cues both in air and in water.Expand
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Perception of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) by loggerhead sea turtles: a possible mechanism for locating high-productivity oceanic regions for foraging
SUMMARY During their long-distance migrations, sea turtles of several species feed on jellyfish and other invertebrates that are particularly abundant in ocean regions characterized by highExpand
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Detection of coastal mud odors by loggerhead sea turtles: a possible mechanism for sensing nearby land
For sea turtles, an ability to detect land masses from a considerable distance away, and to distinguish coastal areas from the open sea, might be adaptive. The loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, canExpand
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Magnetic navigation behavior and the oceanic ecology of young loggerhead sea turtles
ABSTRACT During long-distance migrations, animals navigate using a variety of sensory cues, mechanisms and strategies. Although guidance mechanisms are usually studied under controlled laboratoryExpand
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Perception of Airborne Chemosensory Cues by Sea Turtles
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