Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Break not the ungulate culture of migration

Posted 27 Sep 2018 / 0

Science Is ungulate migration culturally transmitted? Evidence of social learning from translocated animals

Wow, this is super cool. We often think of humans as exclusively cultural, but it is only the extent to which we rely on culture that makes us unique. That doesn’t mean that culture’s not crucial to the learning of other animals, whose survival can depend on both learning and social transmission of what is learned. Interruptions to these cultural exchanges have profound conservation implications.

A Minor Post, Conservation Biology, Cultural Evolution, Mammals

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