ANIMAL HOMING

1

the innate ability of an animal to navigate back to its place of origin when voluntary or involuntarily displaced. For example, pigeons find their own nests - even when released many miles from home. See also homing.

ANIMAL HOMING: "The animal homing instinct allows displaced animals to find their way back to a place of origin via innate navigation systems. "
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANIMAL HOMING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/animal-homing/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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