Sheep can recognize a human face | Science News

Sheep can recognize a human face | Science News

A new study shows sheep can be trained to recognize human faces and ultimately differentiate between familiar and unfamiliar ones. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/face-it-sheep-are-just-us-when-it-comes-recognizing-people

Credits:
Story
Mariah Quintanilla

Production
Helen Thompson

Video
F. Knolle, R.P Goncalves & A.J. Morton/Cambridge Univ.
Ramones Karaoke/Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/

Music
“Heliotrope Bouquet” by Scott Joplin
Constantin Stephan/MusOpen (CC BY-NC 3.0)
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
https://musopen.org/music/3352/scott-joplin/heliotrope-bouquet/

Citation
F. Knolle, R.P Goncalves and A.J. Morton. Sheep recognize familiar and unfamiliar human faces from two-dimensional images. Royal Society Open Science. Published online November 8, 2017. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171228.

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