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Smart Sheep have advanced face-recognition abilities

The new study shows that sheep have advanced face-recognition abilities comparable to those of humans and monkeys, according to Professor Jenny Morton, and the university hope their research assists research into Huntington's disease and other human brain disorders that affect mental processing.

In this image taken from video, a sheep indicates recognition of former US president Barack Obama, right, displayed on a computer screen. (Cambridge University via AP)

In the image taken from video, a sheep indicates recognition of former US president Barack Obama, right, displayed on a computer screen during research carried out by scientists at Cambridge University with their results published Wednesday Nov. 8, 2017.

In this image taken from video, a sheep indicates recognition of former US president Barack Obama, right, displayed on a computer screen.(Cambridge University via AP)