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Biologist Jessica Meir isn't just researching bar-headed geese--she's parenting them too.


Biologist Jessica Meir isn't just researching bar-headed geese--she's parenting them too. She's raised a brood of twelve goslings since birth, in a process known as imprinting. But the imprinting is just a tool. The real question behind Meir's research is something else: How do these geese accomplish super-bird feats of flight?

Credit: Steve McNally and Lisa Raffensperger, National Science Foundation. Images credited at video's end.

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