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Pigs Smart as Dogs? Activists Pose the Question
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, animals, dogs, pigs, intelligence, smart, humans, sadness, slaughter, suffering, pets, unfair )

- 2122 days ago -
There's extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other faces mass slaughter en route to becoming bacon, ham and pork chops.
Innovative Cockatoo Stuns Scientists By Making Its Own Tools   video
Animals  (tags: animals, birds, smart )

- 2384 days ago -
Alice Auersperg of the University of Vienna said she was surprised when a captive cockatoo named Figaro was seen using a tool to help him obtain an object. When researchers saw him actually make a tool, they were stunned.
Smart Dolphin Enjoys Painting Video   video
Animals  (tags: animals, dolphins, painting, art, smart )

- 2832 days ago -
I know it is a shame that this dolphin is in a tank somewhere but this video really shows how brilliant they are. In the video, you can see that she actually jumps out to paint. Not forced to, but wants to. Also she likes looking at her work- adorable!
Smart US Dog Learns More Than 1,000 Words
Animals  (tags: US, dog, smart, learn, language )

- 3049 days ago -
Washington: She just might be the smartest pooch ever. A border collie has learned more than 1,000 words, showing US researchers that her memory is not only better than theirs, but that she understands quite a bit about how language works.
Paige the Border Collie Can Do Your Laundry - Paw Nation
Animals  (tags: Border Collie, Paige, talent, laundry, video, smart, cute, pets, goodnews )

- 3398 days ago -
Border Collies are smart this is not news. But not every Border Collie has the talent (or star quality) that Paige, the dog in the video has.
Dogs as Smart as 2-Year-Old-Kids
Animals  (tags: dogs, smart, pets, 2-year-old-kids, amazing, senses, senstiitve )

- 3565 days ago -
(Aug. 8) - The canine IQ results are in: Even the average dog has the mental abilities of a 2-year-old child. Mmm...what about a hero dog like "Ray-lee?" He was smarter than a 2-year-old. Hope you can find this article. May need to google it.
Chimpanzees Fashion Sophisticated Rods to Fish for Termites ~ Video
Animals  (tags: africa, wildlife, wild animals, chimps, tools, to catch termites, smart, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3729 days ago -
He might look like he's picking his teeth, but this chimp is involved in some serious monkey business. His picture has helped solve the mystery of why some chimps are better than others at catching termites. Scientists found the apes in Republic o
The Intelligence of Ravens, A Video for the Thoughtful
Animals  (tags: ravens, smart, birds, animals, environment, interesting, world, wildanimals, wildlife, habitat )

Raven Sky
- 3888 days ago -
Ravens are way at the top of the big brain chain.. just below Whales, and probably even a bit brighter than some humans.. this video featuring Mind Of the Raven Author, Berndt Heinrich is an in depth view of their brainy smarts.
Hundreds of Baby Penguins Found Dead in Brazil
Animals  (tags: penguins, cute, smart, ecology, endangered, environment, investigation, sadness, wildanimals, wildlife, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3959 days ago -
More than 400 penguins, most of them young, have been found dead on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro state over the past two months, according to Eduardo Pimenta, superintendent for the state coastal protection and environment agency in the resort city of
God Darn Smart Birds, The Intelligence of Ravens (a Video Must See)
Animals  (tags: Ravens, smart, environment, wildanimals, goodnews, habitat )

Raven Sky
- 3986 days ago -
Well I am a bit biased being it is my namesake. Yet they are truly smart. This video so much captured my attention you have to see it. Berndt Heinrich who wrote Mind of the Raven narrates.. Ever since I worked with a captured injured Raven I am in Love!
For Memory to Last, Cats Need to Do, Not Just See - USA
Animals  (tags: cats, cat, smart, intelligence, memories, memory )

- 4276 days ago -
Cats may live in their own world, but they have to survive in this one. So when walking, they are no different from humans or other animals: they use vision to create short-term memories. Even if visual input is removed, studies have shown, a cat can go

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