Grey squirrels discriminate red from green in a foraging situation

@article{Macdonald1992GreySD,
  title={Grey squirrels discriminate red from green in a foraging situation},
  author={I. M. V. Macdonald},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1992},
  volume={43},
  pages={694-695}
}
  • I. M. V. Macdonald
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • The study of photopic vision in squirrels has attracted much attention, and although the exact nature of colour vision is not yet defined, the existence of at least dichromatic vision has been clearly demonstrated. Two behaviourai studies of the fox squirrel, Sciurus niger (Jacobs 1974), and the western grey squirrel, S. griseus (Yolton 1975), demonstrate colour vision but do not define its character. However, the physiological and psychophysical evidence from Loew (1975) and Jacobs (1976… CONTINUE READING
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