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From: Vincent Campbell
> Someone asked New Scientist a few weeks back about any evidence for
> improvements amongst species in relation to other human development-
> particularly things like hedgehogs crossing roads. Little more than
> anecdotal evidence of people reckoning that rounf their way hedgehogs seem
> more canny about crossing the road without getting splattered by cars was
> offered by other readers. (Maybe they've been secretly watching the road
> safety ads for kids on UK TV that use animated hedgehogs crossing the road
> Actual studies of this would be good for studies of animal learning,
> transmission by imitation (i.e. animal memes), and possibly an empirical
> test of MR as well.
There's tons of anecdotal evidence like this supporting morphic resonance.
Sheldrake has received a lot of mail from dog owners, falcon and horse
trainers, cattle ranchers, and dairy farmers regarding the progressive
improvement of each generation of animals in their ability to adapt to
innovative methods of training and management.
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