Short term memory for a dog is about five minutes; cats remember much longer, up to 16 hours. Long term memory is harder to determine. We know dogs have a long term memory because they can remember hand signals and words for their lifetime.
Also, which animal has the shortest life span?
Here the list of 10 shortest living animals in the world.
- Mosquitofish, 2 years.
- Chameleon, 1 Year.
- 6.House Mouse, 1 years.
- Dragon Fly, 4 months.
- Houseflies, 4 Weeks.
- Drone Ants, 3 Weeks.
- Gastrotrichs, 3 Days.
- Mayflies, 24 hours.
What type of animal has the best memory?
Marine mammals can remember their friends after 20 years apart, study says. Bottlenose dolphins (pictured in the Caribbean) have amazing memories, a new study says. Sorry, elephants: Dolphins have taken the top spot for best memory, at least for now.
Which animal has the longest memory?
Dolphins Have the Longest Memory. Forget elephants! A new study has shown that bottlenose dolphins have the longest memory in the animal kingdom. Each bottlenose dolphin has a unique whistle that fuctions like a name.