‘Welsh sheep “more clever than thought'”

Posted on February 21, 2011

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Today (21st February), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Study shows Welsh sheep “more clever than thought'”.

‘… Sheep aren’t viewed as the cleverest of creatures, but new research has found they might be a lot more intelligent than previously thought.

Scientists at the University of Cambridge found that Welsh mountain sheep can map their surroundings, and may even be able to plan ahead.

The discovery shows they have the brainpower to equal rodents, monkeys and, in some tests, even humans …’

The study was part of wider research into Huntington’s Disease

Read the item at www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-12521541

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