Dad Covering Withdrawal of Chicks

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by briefvisit, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. briefvisit

    briefvisit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got rain, so I can see a little. You'll have to figure out the tech; but:

    this is classical behaviour, and we have good data on it on Planet Rothschildi. The parenting male doesn't lead the clutch. He stays between the clutch and the threat, occasionally propping.

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