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The Average Bear Is Pretty Smart


Science & Tech  (tags: bears, discovery, interesting, news, Oakland University, research, science, study )

Dan
- 885 days ago - sciencenews.org
American black bears that take computerized tests by pawing, nose-bumping or licking a touch screen may rival great apes when it comes to learning concepts. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.



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Dianne Lynn Elko (732)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 2:39 am
ty
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 3:21 am
Noted. Fascinating article about these beautiful creatures, thank you.
 

wolfNoFwdsPls a. (135)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 4:17 am
title= Average bear could be pretty smart
" By Susan Milius "
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> " Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy. "
cut the crap

 

Bob P. (416)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 10:04 am
Thanks
 

Roger Garin-michaud (120)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 3:15 pm
noted thanks !
 

Jerry B. (120)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 9:54 pm
Noted..thanks Dan!
 

Jim W. (9)
Monday August 27, 2012, 6:50 am
Smart & they can beat the crud out of you. Bears rock!
 

Dave C. (232)
Monday August 27, 2012, 12:19 pm
"smarter than the average bear' ----- if you want to meet some smart bears, I encourage a visit to (or its website) North American Bear Center, Ely, MN.....
 

Donna B. (36)
Monday August 27, 2012, 12:21 pm
Noted. Very interesting article. Thx Dan.
 

Christeen Anderson (568)
Monday August 27, 2012, 1:11 pm
Of course they are smart. I wish you could hug them.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:04 pm
Thanks Dan--good post.
 

janet f. (31)
Monday August 27, 2012, 4:45 pm
Why are people always so surprised when animals are proven to be intelligent? Animals are smart enough to survive in the wild just fine...as long as no gun-toting humans are around.
 

Cristina Calloni (0)
Monday August 27, 2012, 7:59 pm
Yes this bear are very smart.
 

Ruth S. (300)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 6:36 am
Yes, its true, animals are smarter then people, 200% more!
 

Kate Kenner (214)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 5:05 pm
Yes, the average bear is smart, smarter than the average human, maybe even smarter than an above average human.
 

Tal H. (7)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 5:16 pm
Thanks for the article!! :)
 

Alicia N. (87)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 8:50 pm
they are smarter than people, oh yes!
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 3:44 pm
Is this bear a Natural born USA Citizen and can we find a political party with the cojones to run him for president?!?! He'd be far superior to the Kenyan village idiot or the Moroni wannabe...
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 1:35 am
animals are just smarter than humans
 

Jo Ellen H. (3)
Thursday August 30, 2012, 6:29 am
thanks
 
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