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What happens when baby herring gulls peck the red dot on their mothers beak?

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This Dutch ornithologist, a professor for many years at Oxford University, was co-awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973 partly for figuring out what that red dot does. Gull nestlings peck at the red dot to get their parents to regurgitate food to them.

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