It turns out that the humble domestic sheep can pass a psychological test that monkeys struggle with, and which is so sensitive it is used to look for neurological decline in human patients.
"SHEEP intelligence: it sounds like one of those famous oxymorons, such as fun run, or efficient government, or English chef. Yet I'm going to suggest that sheep really are smart," writes GEOFFREY HUTSON.
The title of the article is Zoologger: The Sharpest Mind in the Farmyard
18:05 09 February 2011 by Michael Marshall
Over the past few decades, evidence has quietly built up that sheep are anything but stupid. READ THE INTERESTING ARTICLE
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