Please evaluate my hypothesis!!

Garry Jolley-Rogers Sound_movements at muwayb.ucs.unimelb.edu.au
Fri Jul 21 04:09:54 EST 1995


In article
<Pine.A32.3.91.950710134719.54634E-100000-100000 at umabnet.ab.umd.edu>,
Tarik Haydar <thaydar at umabnet.ab.umd.edu> wrote:

>  On 6 Jul 1995, Svend Andersen wrote:
> 
> >   William C. Easttom wrote:
> >  > I noticed an odd occurance. A short time ago I became a
> >  > vegetarian, since that time I have found myself capable
> >  > of approaching normally skiddish animals (ducks,
> >  > squirrels, etc).
> > <snip>
> >  > My hypothesis is that carnivors exude a different smell
> >  > than herbivores thereby triggering a flight response in
> >  > potential prey.
> > <then asked for e-mail evaluation at skeptic at icon.net>
> > 
> 
perhaps it is because you are more relaxed ? Attitude rather than smell. 

GJR

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Garry Jolley-Rogers
Dept of Psychology 
University of Melbourne
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