Researchers find signs of Alzheimer’s disease In brains of dolphins

A research effort conducted by an international team of scientists revealed signs of Alzheimer's disease in the brains of dolphins.

See also: Dolphin shares wave with pro surfer in Australia

See also: Record number of dolphins spotted off Scotland coast

Experts at Oxford University carried out tests on an animal that washed up on the Spanish coast.

A member of the team said: "It is very rare to find signs of full-blown Alzheimer's disease in non-human brains.

"This is the first time anyone has found such clear evidence of the protein plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer's disease in the brain of a wild animal."

Find out more on the story in the video above.