[ExI] puzzle - animal consciousness

rex rex at nosyntax.net
Tue May 20 21:26:08 UTC 2014

spike <spike66 at att.net> [2014-05-20 13:42]:
> William Flynn Wallace wrote:
>>...  Dogs are smarter than rats and lab rats can learn very complicated
>>  sequences of tasks...
>   Cool, have you examples please?

Here's a Senegal parrot that does 20 tricks in two minutes:



Here's a New Caledonian crow that, on its own, susses how to bend a
wire into a hook to retrieve food.


Another New Caledonian crow that uses short tool to retrieve a longer
tool which is used to retrieve the tool that is long enough to retrieve



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