Thursday, 27 March 2014

Goats are far more clever than previously thought, and have an excellent memory

Date:
March 26, 2014

Source:
Queen Mary, University of London

Summary:
Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers. The goats' ability to remember the task was tested after one month and again at 10 months. They learned the task within 12 trials and took less than two minutes to remember the challenge.


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