UC Berkeley scientist finds meaning in the nut-gathering habits of squirrels

The behaviors of squirrels could help scientists understand animal intelligence. It explains why researchers at UC Berkeley have been walking around campus making clicking noises to lure squirrels, and giving them hazelnuts embedded with microchips. In an effort to map their nut-storing patterns.

Mikel Delgado is a doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley (Photo courtesy of Delgado)