Memory for cache locations in Merriam's kangaroo rats

@article{Jacobs1992MemoryFC,
  title={Memory for cache locations in Merriam's kangaroo rats},
  author={L. F. Jacobs},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1992},
  volume={43},
  pages={585-593}
}
  • L. F. Jacobs
  • Published 1992
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Abstract The ability of Merriam's kangaroo rats, Dipodomys merriami, to remember the location of food caches and to relocate caches in the absence of the odour of buried seeds was examined. Eight wild-caught kangaroo rats cached seeds in an experimental arena, and retrieved them 24 h, later. Before retrieval, all odours associated with the cache sites were removed and seeds were replaced in only half of the cache sites. During retrieval, kangaroo rats were significantly more likely to search… CONTINUE READING

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