Tuesday – Yawning tortoises? Must be Ig Noble time again!

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See these two? Very cute right? Well yes they might be but apparently, according to research from the University of Lincoln, they don’t have much empathy for each others feelings, which was proven by the fact that tortoise yawns aren’t contagious!  And this research won the team behind it an Ig Noble prize for achievements that “first make people laugh, and then make them think”.

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