A case of mental time travel in ant-following birds?

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Army ant-following birds that inspect bivouacs (temporary nests of nomadic army ants) might provide a novel candidate for studying elements of mental time travel in animals, namely the ability to 1) remember the time and place of specific past events and 2) to use this memory to plan for future actions. Army ant colonies are a rich but unpredictable… (More)

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@inproceedings{Logan2011ACO, title={A case of mental time travel in ant-following birds?}, author={Corina J Logan and Sean M. O’Donnell and Nicola S. Clayton}, year={2011} }