Posts Tagged "Smartest"

Best animal mind controllers

Posted on Apr 27, 2013 in Mind and senses, Skills

Best animal mind controllers

Nature can be cruel. In the wild world, creatures become slaves to all sorts of menacing mind-manipulators. Parasites, wasps and even trees are master hypnotists, though their motives are murkier than you'd ever believe.

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Best animal artists

Posted on Apr 26, 2013 in Skills

Best animal artists

Yes, even animals are getting in on the expressive act now - plop a brush in their mouths, or paint on their paws, and this lot will be happy to show you their visual thoughts on the world.

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Best animal memories

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Mind and senses

They say elephants never forget - but they're not the only ones! Get the lowdown on the best memories in the animal kingdom.

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Best animals at maths

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Mind and senses, Skills

Best animals at maths

We're not the only who can count. Primates have proven to be articulate with numbers and birds can process quantities without a second thought - and this is all before we've mentioned those phenomenally smart number crunching dolphins.

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Best animal liars and con artists

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Behaviour, Skills

Best animal liars and con artists

You may think animals lack the intelligence or the motive to lie but you'd be wrong! Prepare to be surprised by the tricks and cons this bunch of creatures commit on a regular basis. Some are greedy, some fake bravado, and some just plain like stealing things.

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