Visual acuity in an opportunistic raptor, the chimango caracara (Milvago chimango)

@article{Potier2016VisualAI,
  title={Visual acuity in an opportunistic raptor, the chimango caracara (Milvago chimango)},
  author={Simon Potier and Francesco Bonadonna and Almut Kelber and Olivier Duriez},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={2016},
  volume={157},
  pages={125-128}
}
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