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Chimp Prodigy Can Solve Memory Puzzle In 60 Milliseconds

Ayumu the chimp can remember both the location and order of a set of numbers in less time than it takes for most people to even process what we're seeing.

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The 11-year-old chimpanzee in no stranger to the spotlight. Back in 2007 he was featured on MSNBC's Are you smarter than a chimp? segment where scientists had two young adults compete against Ayumu and another chimp in a series of short-term memory tests. Guess who won? Yup, the chimps.