Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Why Did The Chicken Cross the Road... to get to the pretty girl

Why did the chicken cross the road? 

To get to the pretty girl.

CHICKEN ----------------(ROAD)------------------> PRETTY GIRL

Researchers in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that a chicken will cross the road for a pretty girl or at least peck at her more. ~April 2004

During a study in which Ghirlanda, Jansson, and Enquist trained chickens to react to human faces, the chickens showed preferences for faces consistent with general human attraction preferences. It would appear that mate preference is directly linked to phenotypic qualities:

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