Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in cities

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Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in cities

Postby Ian Pegler » Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:58 am

from the BBC...

Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in cities

City living could have a major impact on the biological clocks of humans and animals, a new study has found.


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Re: Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in cities

Postby Helen-Healing » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:04 am

On average, they (urban birds) began their daily activities around 30 minutes before dawn, while forest birds began their day as the sun rose.

I find this difficult to believe. The dawn chorus (which is actually pre-dawn & tends to stop as soon as the sun comes up) is famous both in the wild & in towns, and I have heard it in both situations. When the sun rises, it's already very light.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6_LYIdYxz4

Maybe German birds are different! :twisted:
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