Fruit Eating Lemurs Score Higher on Spatial Memory Tests, Study

February 22, 2014 12:05 PM

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A new study claims that fruit eating lemurs have a better spatial memory compared to lemurs with a varied diet.

The study was conducted on five species of lemur held in captivity at the Duke Lemur Center.. It found that depending on seasonal, hard-to-get food gives a competitive edge to individuals with certain innate cognitive abilities.

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