More clever animals

Honey badgers don’t give a [care]. They do give some apparent thought to improvising ladders.


Here’s a dog driving a car. A long way from spontaneous tool use, but a fun example of what smart training can do with a smart animal.

Mind boggling crow stunts, etc.

Here is an astounding bit of crow tool use:

And another:

There’s disagreement among octopus tool use scientists about whether this should count or not:

Here’s the video I mentioned in class showing Koko the gorilla “telling” us to save the world. Really, they just taught her to do those signs in that order. Don’t believe everything you see on the Internet.