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Goldfish do NOT have a three-second memory!

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JennyS1989
954760.  Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:32 pm Reply with quote

This is a myth! They have been trained and have been shown to be capable of remembering for at least 5 months!

Source: Super Smart Animals miniseries by Liz Bonnin on BBC1 several months ago and
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1106884/Three-second-memory-myth-Fish-remember-months.html

 
Bondee
954762.  Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:40 pm Reply with quote

And, indeed, from this very forum more than 5 years ago.

Welcome to QI, Jenny.
(another one!)

 
Jenny
954763.  Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:41 pm Reply with quote

Welcome JennyS, and we always appreciate people who give us the source of their info :-)

 
CB27
954786.  Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:23 pm Reply with quote

http://youtu.be/tEQK4HbifTo

 
JennyS1989
954830.  Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:14 am Reply with quote

Sorry! But it was posted incorrectly this week in QI.com's top 10 facts of the week so trying to highlight this to an official elf! :o)

 

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