Sheep ‘can recognise famous people’s faces’, including Baa-rack Obama

Sheep ‘can recognise famous people’s faces’, including Baa-rack Obama
 

In a demonstration of the astounding power of science, we now know that sheep can recognise celebrities, including Baa-rack Obama (sorry).
Sheep are also able to pick out TV journalist Fiona Bruce, American actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Harry Potter star Emma Watson.
We should point out that this isn’t because sheep have a secret TV viewing habit – it’s because they were shown faces and given food rewards if they recognised the right one.
But even so it shows sheep aren’t quite as dumb as people like to make out.
Lead scientist Professor Jenny Morton, from Cambridge University, said: ‘Anyone... read more

 
8 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 55
Source: Metro
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