Eyes are a threat. The flight zone gets smaller when the gaze is averted. The flight zone will become bigger when an animal is stared at. The one exception to this rule is bulls. A bull may perceive a stare as a threat and be more likely to attack.

A person's gaze will affect the size of the flight zone

Credit: Temple Grandin

Digital Credit: Temple Grandin

Publisher: Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Inc.

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Description: Eyes are a threat. The flight zone gets smaller when the gaze is averted. The flight zone will become bigger when an animal is stared at. The one exception to this rule is bulls. A bull may perceive a stare as a threat and be more likely to attack.

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