Teaching Goldfish To Drive


 Israeli researchers decided to teach goldfish how to drive. Turns out they can drive pretty well. The good folks at Ben-Gurion University developed an FOV (Fish Operated Vehicle - duh) and used six goldfish in the test. Admitedly I think this is cool for no other reason than to say a goldfish drove a car.  But the researchers had loftier goals: "Showing that a fish has the cognitive capability to navigate outside its natural environment of water can expand scientific knowledge of animals' essential navigation skills." Meh, I still think they buried the lead.

As an historical note - Pepperidge Farms did this many years ago with much tastier results.  

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