Photo: Baboons, Birds Remember Hundreds of Photos



Guinea baboons, such as this one at the Lincoln Children's Zoo in Nebraska, can remember thousands of photos, according to a new study. Their ability was similar to that of pigeons, which were also tested for the study—suggestiing that basic brain functions evolved early in the history of life.

Photograph by Joel Sartore/NGS


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