Month: October 2015

The 10 Most intelligent Animals: Part 2

6 Orangutans 9b. Great use of planning and foresight. This, combined with high ability to be trained, allows much of what they have been taught to be passed on to their next generation. Are currently the focus of much attention. 7

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The 10 Most intelligent Animals: Part 1

A very common internet query is as to a list of the most intelligent animals. One might expect that this should have an easy answer, given that so much psychometric work has been performed on so many groups, much of it being of very similar

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Time for Beer and Speculation

The hypothesis of this website is of two parts. Sperm whales are the only other animal on Earth that display signs of having the same type of intelligence as humans. Sperm whale coda have not yet been subjected to the available tests that

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A Clue to Bottlenose Domestication?

This image was sketched and coloured by Archibald Thorburn. He was famous for painting pictures of animals in true-to-life situations, and almost all his works were for scientific publications. Why then, did he place a sperm whale beside bottlenose dolphin? For

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