Friday, 19 June 2015

Kangaroos Are Left-Handed

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By and large, kangaroos are left-handed. This might seem like really weird news, but the study that backs this up may help scientists get a better handle on the evolution of mammals - in addition to dispelling the notion that true 'handedness,' the tendency to favor one limb over another, is uniquely a human trait.

A study published in Current Biology says they found a pronounced degree of handedness in an animal group only distantly related to humans. And the degree of handedness was 'comparable to that in our species.'

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