When animals leave their parents to establish their own lives, if they encounter the parents again in the wild, do they recognise each other and does this influence their behaviour?
I'm thinking of, for example, eagles that have been nurtured by their parents for many months before finally leave the nest to establish their own territory. Surely a bond has been created there, that could influence future interactions between these animals?
Submitted April 18, 2019 at 09:08AM by psham
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