Posts Tagged "The Best"

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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Best animal dancers

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Skills

Best animal dancers

Dancing isn't just limited to the nightclub or the dodgy disco - animals like strutting their stuff too. In the wild, a good dancer often gets the girl - while some use their fancy footwork to communicate, or even hypnotise their enemies. These beasties like to boogie - and they boogie well!

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Best animal life saving cures

Posted on Apr 23, 2013 in Us and them

Discover which animals might inadvertently save your life. For instance, scorpions are helping prevent tumours from developing, bees are providing sensory acupuncture - and if you need your blood sugar keeping in check, just ask a big old lizard to give you some spit.

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