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From Science Daily on 30-Jul-2018 10:47

Biologists have shown that the great tit, a common European songbird, has a tremendous capacity for self-control. Up to now, such impulse control has been primarily associated with larger cognitively advanced animals with far larger brains than the great tit. According to the new results, the great tits' ability for self-control is almost the same as that of ravens and chimpanzees.


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The article focusses on this bird

Bird:
Great Tit
(Adult)
Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Paridae
Species:
Parus major
Great Tit
 
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