Nine-Spined Strickleback: A Small Fish That Has The Ability To Learn

Nine-Spined Strickleback: A Small Fish That Has The Ability To Learn

A nine-spined stickleback fish

A small fish found in streams across Europe has a human-like ability to learn, British scientists reported Wednesday.

The nine-spined stickleback could be the first animal to exhibit a key human social learning strategy that allows it to compare the behavior of others to its own experience and make choices that lead it to better food supplies.

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