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    Man Teaches Goldfish to Play Soccer, Fetch and Even Slalom

    A guy said he got started in training his fish because his son and daughter wanted a dog, but his wife was allergic. After they won a goldfish at a fun fair, he decided to see if he could make their new pet a little more exciting to make up for not having the dog.

    By using two techniques very similar to those used to train circus animals — positive reinforcement learning and shaping (which basically means food rewards) — he has been able to teach the goldfish to play basketball, soccer and do the limbo.

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    Re: Man Teaches Goldfish to Play Soccer, Fetch and Even Slalom

    LMAO! Awesome!


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    Re: Man Teaches Goldfish to Play Soccer, Fetch and Even Slalom

    I thought goldfish only had a memory span of 3 seconds...?


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    Re: Man Teaches Goldfish to Play Soccer, Fetch and Even Slalom

    I would love to see this video... I guess I'll have to wait until I get home from work... sounds like fun.



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    Re: Man Teaches Goldfish to Play Soccer, Fetch and Even Slalom

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    I thought goldfish only had a memory span of 3 seconds...?
    That what I always understood as well?



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