Blog Posts - Animal Intelligence



Cuttlefish Can Count: Amazingly Intelligent Creatures Defy Darwinian Expectations

The common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis). Image courtesy of Hans Hillewaert, Creative Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0). Joel Kontinen Cuttlefish are cunning creatures. They can stop breathing to evade predators, and they are the true champions of steal...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 29, 2016

Monkey Puzzle

One of the unexpected consequences of Christian theology is the ongoing insistence in science that human beings are qualitatively different from other animals. Actually, it goes back to the Hebrew Bible and the concept of “the image of God.” As &...

Bumblebees Are Amazingly Smart: They Detect Weak Electric Fields with Their Mechanosensory Hairs

Bumblebees are amazingly smart. Image courtesy of Bernie Kohl, public domain. Joel Kontinen Small creatures can be surprisingly intelligent. Ants seem to be able to count. Honeybees might build a mental map and their waggle dance is truly ama...
by Joel Kontinen on Jun 14, 2016

Animals are More intelligent Than we Think. Watch a Dolphin Requesting Help From Divers And Getting it

We believe to be the most intelligent species on this planet, and tend to think that what we call non-rational animals are dumb creatures that don’t get us. Of course...
by Spiritual Paradigm on Feb 5, 2014

Ants remember their enemy's scent

By Victoria GillScience reporter, BBC NatureAnt colonies - one of nature's most ancient and efficient societies - are able to form a "collective memory" of their enemies, say scientists.When one ant fights with an intruder from another colony it reta...
by Encyclopedias on Feb 24, 2012


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