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Dolphins have 'longest social memory'

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 12:21 PM

Forget about elephants - scientists say that dolphins have the longest memories yet found in a non-human species.

Researchers in the US say that even after 20 years of separation, dolphins could recall the whistles of former companions.

The authors believe that these long-term memories are a product of the complex social connections that dolphins have evolved.


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