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avatar Squirrel Psychology: How Squirrels Learn From Others How To Steal Food
August 06, 2009 04:09PM
ScienceDaily (Aug. 6, 2009) — The ability of gray squirrels to learn from observing others is highlighted in a new study. The research shows how squirrels can quickly learn from watching their peers, particularly if it relates to stealing food. The research adds to growing evidence that animals are primed to learn quickly about what is most important to their survival and that they learn by observing others. It is the first study to test the ability of gray squirrels to learn from observation.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/07/090728102303.htm
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