Use of local visual cues for spatial orientation in terrestrial toads (Rhinella arenarum): The role of distance to a goal.

@article{Daneri2015UseOL,
  title={Use of local visual cues for spatial orientation in terrestrial toads (Rhinella arenarum): The role of distance to a goal.},
  author={M. F. Daneri and E. Casanave and R. Muzio},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={
          247-55
        }
}
  • M. F. Daneri, E. Casanave, R. Muzio
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of comparative psychology
  • The use of environmental visual cues for navigation is an ability present in many groups of animals. The effect of spatial proximity between a visual cue and a goal on reorientation in an environment has been studied in several vertebrate groups, but never previously in amphibians. In this study, we tested the use of local visual cues (beacons) to orient in an open field in the terrestrial toad (Rhinella arenarum). Experiment 1 showed that toads could orient in space using 2 cues located near… CONTINUE READING

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