One Species at a Time Podcast: Ravens

March 19, 2014 16:16

Researchers studying baboons in Namibia recently reported that an individual baboon's personality predicted how well they would learn about a new food source from watching other baboons, with bolder and more anxious animals learning more successfully. Specific social relationships among individuals also impacted the ability of a baboon to learn from other individuals, a phenomenon that is clearly not limited to baboons. The role of family relationships in learning among ravens is the subject of this One Species at a Time podcast from Encyclopedia of Life.

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