Squirrels have long memory for problem solving


Squirrels can remember problem-solving techniques for long periods and can apply them to new situations, researchers have discovered. University of Exeter scientists found grey squirrels quickly remembered how to solve a problem they had not seen for almost two years. The squirrels also quickly worked out how to use those skills in a redesigned version of the test.  “This might be why grey squirrels can survive very well in towns and cities,” said Dr Pizza Ka Yee Chow, of Exeter’s Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour. “For example, they’re very…

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How to Grow Wheat – Beginners Guide

Wheat (Triticum Aestivum) is one of the world’s most important food crops. It is believed that wild relatives of wheat first grew in the Middle East. Wheat was among the first plants to be cultivated. It was grown about 11,000 years ago and by 4,000 B.C. wheat farming spread to Asia, Europe and North Africa. New species of wheat were also later developed then only the best wheat qualities were passed from one generation to the next. Soon wheat became an important worldwide crop Growing Guide They can be planted…

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