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High Altitude Flights of the Free-Tailed Bat, Tadarida brasiliensis, Observed with Radar
Both search and height-finding radars were used to observe the airborne behavior of free-tailed bats, Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana , near several caves in the southwestern United States. Radar… Expand
Autumnal bird migration over the western North Atlantic Ocean
INCE THE EARLY VOYAGES of Columbus (Morrison, 1955), ships crossing the western North Atlantic in autumn have reported sighting large numbers of passefines and shorebirds migrating from eastern North… Expand
Vision has a role in Limulus mating behaviour
In 1928 Hartline noted that the lateral eye of the horseshoe crab, Limulus polyphemus, was an admirable preparation for research in visual physiology. Since that time, extensive studies of Limulus… Expand
Nighttime Orientation of Hatchling Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Open Ocean
Eleven hatchlings equipped with sonic transmitters and three equipped with chemical lights were tracked following their departure from beaches facing different points of the compass. The work was… Expand
Reactivity in the hippocampectomized gerbil
Gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus) suffering bilateral hippocampal destruction, destruction of the posterolateral neocortex, and normal animals were presented auditory and visual stimulation at both… Expand
The adaptive significance of the flexible shell of the tortoise Malacochersus tornieri.
Early reports suggest that the soft, flexibly-shelled tortoise Malacochersus tornieri escapes from predators into narrow rock crevices and wedges itself by inflating its body with air and using its… Expand
Optokinetic response of the guinea pig.
A study of visual orientation mechanisms in turtles and guinea pigs.
Studies of the optomotor response of Pseudemys scripta were carried out. Performance of the binocular animals was very reliable. No habituation was exhibited, nor was there any particular effect of… Expand
Homing Behavior of Juvenile Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas
- L. C. Ireland
Ten juvenile green turtles were netted in the inshore waters around Bermuda, equipped with ultrasonic transmitters, and released at locations 1.5–4 km distant from their capture sites. Each turtle… Expand