How Smart Are Animals? (#504)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Her 30-year relationship with a parrot changed our notions of bird intelligence. 11:55
Meet an extraordinary border collie and other dogs changing our view of dog intelligence. 14:52
These brainy marine mammals can "read," plan ahead, and communicate in astounding ways. 10:51
Full Program: Dogs, dolphins, parrots and even octopuses (mere mollusks!) may be smarter than you think. 53:06
Hold your fork - octopuses and other mollusks are more intelligent than you may think. 09:58
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