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animal intelligence

  1. AnonyJ

    Bumblebees Apparently Enjoy 'Playing'

    ...According to some fascinating research and articles I've seen recently - and younger bees enjoy 'playing' more with small wooden beads. The video clip is delightful - if it doesn't make you smile then you're a bid bad stinky meanie. From...
  2. G

    Culture & Intelligence Among Non-Human Hominids (Great Apes)

    I don't know if any of you read this http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/ ... 87,00.html or the original article in the Scientific American, but it seemed a bit 'so what-ish' to me, if not a complete tautology. What the authors seem to be saying is that culture is a sign of intelligence...
  3. M

    Bird Brains (Avian Intelligence)

    We have looked at the intelligence and culture of chimps: www.forteantimes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3689 monkeys: forteantimes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8372 Link is obsolete. The current link is: https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/chimpanzee-culture-intelligence.3689/ cetaceans...
  4. Mal_Adjusted

    Fish Intelligence, Cognitive Abilities & Learning

    Hi source: ----------------------------------- Ananova: 08:29 Monday 4th October 2004 Fish can learn quicker than dogs http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1126676.html?menu=news.quirkies quote: ----------------------------------- Fish are much brainier than...
  5. M

    Animal Intelligence

    http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/02/20/1077072840069.html Book details: http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/0-306-47727-0 Sounds very interesting - order it for your local library now. Emps
  6. A

    Chimpanzee Culture & Intelligence

    Chimps may be smarter than we thought. From theWashington Post. : 'A band of chimpanzees in West Africa routinely swing crude stone hammers to crack open nuts, a sophisticated use of tools the apes have been teaching to each new generation for more than a century. Using carefully selected...