Archerfish Can Recognize Faces, Too

Next time you peer into the water, be careful — the fish looking back at you might know more about you than you realize.

In a study published Tuesday in Science Reports, researchers from the United Kingdom and Australia trained a species of fish to recognize individual human faces. While it took a bit of practice, the archerfish could pick out specific faces from a lineup with reasonable accuracy, indicating that animals can learn to recognize faces even if they don’t possess the neural h

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