Wild Cat Brains: An Evolutionary Curveball

Wildlife News31 October 2016 Ė Michigan State University

The cheetah is social, like primates, yet unlike primates its frontal lobe is relatively small. Why? It may be a consequence of its unusual skull shape, an adaptation for high-speed pursuits.
Credit: © stuporter / Fotolia

The brains of wild cats donít necessarily respond to the same evolutionary pressure as those of their fellow mammals, humans and primates, indicates a surprising new study.

Read More: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161031103532.htm

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