DailyDirt: Non-human Intelligence

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Humans aren't the only animals on our planet that can communicate with other members of our species. As we study more of our fellow creatures, we continue to find surprising instances of intelligence and thought and problem-solving abilities. Here are just a few examples. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 21st, 2013 @ 5:46pm

    Ugh!

    For those of you who (like me) are in a region that's denied the slime mould video because of "rights"... you can find it on youtube!

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 21st, 2013 @ 6:23pm

    Re: Ugh!

     

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    Beta (profile), Feb 21st, 2013 @ 6:46pm

    we do it the hard way

    Slime molds are marvelous and fascinating, but the same problems it solves in the video can be solved by soapy water.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Feb 21st, 2013 @ 8:47pm

    Re: we do it the hard way

    I was wondering about that.

     

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