A wasp never forgets a face

Primates have a face recognition system that enables them to distinguish between individuals, and now it seems some wasps do too.

But the new study has also found wasps are likely to have evolved their ability quite separately and it may work in a different way.

Michael Sheehan, a PhD student at the University of Michigan in the USA, and his supervisor, Dr Elizabeth Tibbetts, report their discovery in the latest issue of Science — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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