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Problem-Solving Budgies Make More Attractive Mates


Offbeat  (tags: research, study, interesting, budgerigars, mating )

Naoko
- 4 days ago - forbes.com
Direct observation of problem-solving skills in male budgerigars increases their attractiveness to females and this mate preference may contribute to the evolution of enhanced cognitive abilities underlying such skills



   

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Freya H (345)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 7:44 am
Maybe because the hens know that smart "husbands" will give them smart offspring. What's next - Budgie Mensa?
 

Colleen L (3)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 11:14 am
Interesting.
Thanks Naoko
 

Angelflowers D (1)
Saturday January 12, 2019, 12:08 pm
Tyfs.🤔
 

Teresa W (782)
Sunday January 13, 2019, 4:02 am
interesting, thank you
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday January 13, 2019, 5:32 am
i don't like that they put them in little boxes!!!
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday January 13, 2019, 5:02 pm
Thanks
 

Thomas M (0)
Thursday January 17, 2019, 7:51 am
thank you
 
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