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Animals That Are Smarter Than People
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, intelligence, clever, skills, brilliance )

Simone
- 933 days ago - globalanimal.org
Some animals have certain sets of skills and smarts that are mind-boggling. Mapping out where your family members are by smell? A photographic memory and the ability to recall number sequences?
Dolphins Team Up With Fisherman
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, bottlenose, fisherman, clever, intelligent, herding fish, survival )

Simone
- 934 days ago - globalanimal.org
Bottlenose dolphins in southern Brazil have taught themselves to work as a team with artisanal fisherman. The dolphins have been herding schools of fish into the fisherman's nets, and eating the ones that escape
Moon Bears, Wasps, and Sexy Seals: Animals Aren't Dumb
Offbeat  (tags: animals, talented, clever, exceptional, awesome, protection, humans )

Simone
- 1171 days ago - all-creatures.org
Let's give animals the credit they deserve for who they are and what they do and not ignore what we already know to push for human exceptionalism. We're exceptional in some areas and so too are other animals .
The Cleverness Of The Apes (GALLERY)
Offbeat  (tags: chimpanzees, clever, intelligence, amazing, photoswildlife )

Simone
- 1195 days ago - globalanimal.org
The supersmart chimpanzees of the new movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes may exist only on the silver screen -- but in real life, great apes are still brainiacs of the animal kingdom.
Catnav! Lost Pet Used Sewers to Get Home in Ten-Day Trek
Offbeat  (tags: clever, tracking, lost cat, manhole, returned home )

Simone
- 1349 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A lost cat took ten days to find its way home by navigating two miles of sewers - and was found under a manhole cover just yards from its front door. Black cat Midnight got lost in a storm drain but used her incredible homing instinct to negotiate the
Clever Dolphins Learn To Walk On The Wild Side Just For Fun
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, walking, fun playinjg video tapes, studies, clever, delightful )

Simone
- 1489 days ago - wdcs.org.au
Dr Mike Bossley has been observing Adelaide's Port River dolphins in Australia for the past 24 years and has documented spectacular tail walking in two adult female dolphins, Billie and Wave. But, amazingly, it seems that tail walking is
Crows and Tools: Calling Someone a Birdbrain Can Be a Compliment Options
Offbeat  (tags: birds, crows, clever, resourceful, birdbrain, compliment )

Simone
- 1489 days ago - psychologytoday.com
When someone tells me that I'm acting like an animal I often say "thanks a lot" because many animals are cooperative, fair-minded, compassionate, and empathic beings. (see also) Individuals of any different species perform amazing cognitive tasks and the
The Cat That Lures Its Prey By Imitating Infant Animals
Offbeat  (tags: margay cat, south american forests, survivors, hunter, imitates infant animals, clever, bold )

Simone
- 1491 days ago - environmentalgraffiti.com
The Margay cat is a stunning small cat that is found in the central and south American rain forest with a very nasty little trick worthy of the Big Bad Wolf in Little Red Riding Hood. Instead of using brute strength or just its talent in moving quietly
Animals Got Talent: Chihuahua Pool Player Sinks Every Ball (Using His Own Set of Rules)
Offbeat  (tags: clever, pool player, chihuahua, dogs, playing video )

Simone
- 1522 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
We love an animal with enthusiasm. Take Amadeus here -- he's one spunky Chihuahua who loves nothing more than than sinking every ball at his favorite hangout, a Monroe, Wash., billiard parlor called Robin's.
Alaska German Shepherd Leads Trooper to Burning House - Video Included
Offbeat  (tags: german shepherd, burning house, clever, intelligent, lead troopers to house, alaska )

Simone
- 1678 days ago - examiner.com
Troopers had been notified of an explosion and fire at the home of Ben Heinrichs, 23, but the responding officer's patrol car GPS system was not functioning properly. Thankfully, Buddy, the faithful German shepherd, took matters into his own paws.
Elusive Florida Monkey Evades Captors For A Year, Is Immune To Tranquilizers
Offbeat  (tags: florida authorities, monkey, clever, escaped, freedom, year, immune, tranquilzers )

Simone
- 1728 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A monkey that has eluded capture in the Tampa Bay area for more than a year has again escaped from Florida wildlife officials. Authorities were called to a neighborhood in St. Petersburg on Wednesday when the rhesus macaque monkey was spotted. It was
Coyotes Find Way to Survive
Offbeat  (tags: coyotes, clever, survivors, maglined, hunted, wild animals, habits )

Simone
- 1739 days ago - heraldnet.com
We have much in common with coyotes. We're omnivores with a predilection for red meat. We like a variety of restaurants, haunt our favorite ones but move on when they close. We use facial expressions, body postures and sounds to communicate.
PHOTO: Bear Breaks Into Car...Are You Bear-Proof?
Offbeat  (tags: bears, open cars, clever, homeowners, wild animals, visiting )

Simone
- 1866 days ago - krdo.com
What would you do if you want to your car and saw that a bear had already called 'shotgun'? Take a look at the pictures to the right. A bear in Divide gets caught inside someone's car. You can see the bear showing its teeth, along with the damage on
Pet Cat Catches the Daily Bus for Four Years
Offbeat  (tags: cat, casper, catches daily bus, returns home, amazing, clever, animals, unusual )

Simone
- 1946 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Casper, which is 12 years old, boards the No3 service at 10.55am from outside his home in Plymouth, Devon, and travels the entire 11-mile route before returning home about an hour later. On the route, the cat passes an historic dockyard and naval base
 

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