Heavy metal poisoning may be changing birds’ personalities

Heavy metal poisoning may be changing birds’ personalities

Heavy metals may change birds’ brainsVictor Tyakht / Getty By Anil Ananthaswamy Exposure to toxic metals may alter the personalities of songbirds. Great tits may be less curious and unwilling to explore new places if their habitat is contaminated with heavy metals. Great tits (Parus major) have personalities. That means each bird consistently behaves in […]