Fish Can Be Smarter Than Primates

To understand the plurality of intelligence, look underwater

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Nov 15, 2018 · 16 min read
Photo: Warren Photographic

By Jonathan Balcombe

Intelligence is shaped by the survival requirements that an animal must face during its everyday life, according to cognitive ecology. Some birds can remember where they buried tens of thousands of nuts and seeds, which allows them to find them during the long…

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