Big Brains Boost Deer

First piece of evidence to suggest other mammals also benefit from bigger brains.
06 January 2017
Presented by Tom O'Hanlon
Production by Tom O'Hanlon.

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Us humans boast about our big brains but until now, evidence has been scant to suggest that animals also benefit from having larger brains. Cambridge Unviersity's Corina Logan measured the skulls of 1314 red deer from the Isle of Rum to see if the brainy stags and does were more successful. She explained her results to Naked Scientist Tom O'Hanlon...

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