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Who is the Smartest Animal? (3 cool videos)

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Think Dolphins are smart? Try Squirrels (or Maybe Chipmunks)

You’ve probably been in awe of the agility of the squirrel in Mission Impossible by now.

Here is an older video about Squeak who is being taught things he never knew in the wild that enable him to get the food he loves. See how fast he learns. They call him a squirrel in this video, though he looks like a chipmunk to me. In any event, he is pretty clever.

The real winner is the crow on page 3. You’ll be amazed and in awe.

Photo credit: Gilles Gonthier

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7:04AM PDT on Apr 18, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

9:19PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Awesome, thank you!

9:18PM PDT on Oct 15, 2012

Awesome, thank you!

10:59PM PST on Dec 17, 2010

Dolphins, hands down. Their communication is beyond human comprehension. And they are beautiful, happy, compassionate animals. Unfortunately, they're being slayed one after another... Sad face.

3:07PM PST on Dec 10, 2010

Wonderful videos, dolphins are such a joy to watch and to be under water with if a dream of mine. I guess it is a toss up between crows and ravines, of which we get quite a few every summer...boy do they fight each other for territory. I love them, but my dog doesn't like being dive bombed by them!!!

6:23AM PST on Nov 23, 2010

All animals are so smart, it makes me sad that people exploit this and keep them in captivity for so called "entertainment" circus and zoo animals suffer so badly.

6:33PM PDT on Oct 19, 2010

Dolphins never cease to amaze me.
I love these docile and intelligent animals.
I think the people that torture any animal should have the same done to them.

9:05AM PDT on Sep 30, 2010

Cute video, but didn't anyone realize that Squeak is a chipmunk (Tomias striatus) with striped markings on back, not a squirrel (Sciurus) which is a solid color.

8:47AM PDT on Sep 30, 2010

Smart crow. I wonder how many lives he has. lol

4:16AM PDT on Aug 12, 2010

Delfin!

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