Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Beat-keeping in Mammalian Test Subjects

So psychologists used to think that only animals that could vocalize like humans - us, parrots, and a couple of other bird mimics - could keep a beat.

But it turns out that a bunch of California marine zoologists have trained a sea lion named Ronan to bop to the beat.

The only problem? She really seems to groove to disco.

See it here.

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