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Research Article

Ostriches Sleep like Platypuses

  • John A. Lesku,

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany

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  • Leith C. R. Meyer,

    Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Andrea Fuller,

    Affiliation: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Shane K. Maloney,

    Affiliations: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

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  • Giacomo Dell'Omo,

    Affiliation: Ornis Italica, Rome, Italy

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  • Alexei L. Vyssotski equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Alexei L. Vyssotski, Niels C. Rattenborg

    Affiliation: University of Zurich/ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Niels C. Rattenborg equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Alexei L. Vyssotski, Niels C. Rattenborg

    rattenborg@orn.mpg.de

    Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany

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  • Published: August 24, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023203

About the Authors

John A. Lesku, Niels C. Rattenborg
Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
Leith C. R. Meyer, Andrea Fuller, Shane K. Maloney
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Shane K. Maloney
University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
Giacomo Dell'Omo
Ornis Italica, Rome, Italy
Alexei L. Vyssotski
University of Zurich/ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: rattenborg@orn.mpg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAL NCR. Performed the experiments: JAL LCRM AF SKM NCR. Analyzed the data: JAL NCR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF GD ALV. Wrote the paper: JAL NCR ALV. Veterinarian and lead surgeon: LCRM.