For some reason, even with regular stories in the media, the intelligence of our animal cousins continues to be a topic of debate (as if animals require a certain level of intelligence to be considered worthy of, well, consideration).
Here are a couple of videos focused on animal intelligence that I've come across recently. The first is a BBC story about a dog in Austria who knows more than 340 words.
The second had the jaws of both my husband and me dropping wide open with appreciation -- Capuchin monkeys in Brazil using tools and intelligence to "process" and eat aged palm nuts (and chase away predators). You can watch the latter video below (try to ignore the patronizing music that accompanies the video):
If you've seen some good videos showing off animal intelligence, please post the links in the comments.
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