Re: testing memetics

Robert G. Grimes (
Sat, 13 Dec 1997 15:10:33 -0500

Date: Sat, 13 Dec 1997 15:10:33 -0500
From: "Robert G. Grimes" <>
Subject: Re: testing memetics

Aaron Lynch wrote:

> Aaron Lynch responding to Bob Grimes:
> >P.S. If someone has the source for the bird/bottle experience please let
> me know as I'm still looking through my library...
> Bob,
> See THE EVOLUTION OF CULTURE IN ANIMALS, by John Tyler Bonner, 1980,
> Princeton University Press. Mentions titmice in Britain doing this on the
> jacket flap and elsewhere, and has a sketch on the inside title page.
> --Aaron
> --Aaron Lynch


Thanks so much for the reference! I should have known you could put your
finger on it. I had finally come up with Great Tit but couldn't find any
references there, either. So, tit mouse will be the next search if I can
find the quotation on the web.

Again, thanks so much for your kindness...



Bob Grimes Jacksonville, Florida

Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore....."

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