Tortoise remembers

Photo by: H. Zell

A team of researchers showed that the red-footed tortoise were able to remember how to associate colour with food after 18 months they were first taught to do so.

The results from this paper suggest that reptiles may be capable more long-term memory than what we previously believed.

Sarin 'Putter' Tiatragul
Sarin 'Putter' Tiatragul
PhD Candidate

I’m a Thai PhD candidate at the Research School of Biology (ANU). I go by the name “Putter”.