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    a great video of the "smartness" of an animal

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCXx2...ayer_embedded#!

    if you have any videos like his post em here plz.

    this video is of a dolphin with a hook and line in him, "asking" divers for help.

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    Geese looking both way before crossing.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ook0ooUvwbA

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtmLVP0HvDg

    Testing intelligence of crows, they had a hooked tool they had to use to get the food out. The male crow stole the tool, so the female made another.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjarnespz View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCXx2...ayer_embedded#!

    if you have any videos like his post em here plz.

    this video is of a dolphin with a hook and line in him, "asking" divers for help.
    Watching that video, at like the 3 minute timeframe... that was freaking me out a little. Never considered myself afraid of the water or anything, but with those rays all over the place, all the bubbles, the weird lighting; that was a little freaky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ave07 View Post
    Geese looking both way before crossing.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ook0ooUvwbA
    That is incredibly fake looking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Svifnymr View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtmLVP0HvDg

    Testing intelligence of crows, they had a hooked tool they had to use to get the food out. The male crow stole the tool, so the female made another.
    the crow made a crowbar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Svifnymr View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtmLVP0HvDg

    Testing intelligence of crows, they had a hooked tool they had to use to get the food out. The male crow stole the tool, so the female made another.
    This is awesome. I love finding problem-solving behavior in animals that I wouldn't normally expect it from.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Liagala View Post
    This is awesome. I love finding problem-solving behavior in animals that I wouldn't normally expect it from.
    There's some interesting tests around, they can teach a variety of animals how to use a tool, but ravens are one of the few (if not only) that understands using a tool to get a tool to use to get what they want.

    I just thought it was hilarious that the one raven stole the tool (recognizing that the tool was the means to control the food supply) and the other made a new one to thwart his dastardly plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ave07 View Post
    Geese looking both way before crossing.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ook0ooUvwbA
    If one driver had just hit the gas and ran them over with everyone watching, that would have been soooooo fucking funny.

    Terrible, but funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bergtau View Post
    That is incredibly fake looking.
    My thought precisely

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperMechatronGamer View Post
    If one driver had just hit the gas and ran them over with everyone watching, that would have been soooooo fucking funny.

    Terrible, but funny.
    Kinda like that Critical Mass rally where all those cyclists got run down by a guy with road rage.

    But yeah, the thing to remember is that animals have different intelligences from ours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bergtau View Post
    That is incredibly fake looking.
    Yeah, but no. That really happens. We have that here too at the NE/IA border.
    Reason... The Central Flyways. Chicago is right in the middle of one. And the amount of geese that cross our country with that flyway twice a year is HUGE..
    30 miles from me is the DeSoto Bend Wildlife Refuge. One has to see that, to believe it.... Between 0.5 mio and close to 1 mio Geese taking a stop there on their road from south to north, and back. They invade the nearby cities and towns as well. I haven't seen that exact scenary before. But I've seen small flocks of them crossing the roads like that in their typical manner times and again.
    Just a fraction.. since they are everywhere in the refuge.

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    Smartness? Really? What about intelligence? Quite ironic if you ask me.

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    If you are interested in such things, i'd sugfgest to see what are capable of killer whales and ravens.

    Outstanding.

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