|Sequential tool use by New Caledonian crows||
This Oxford University experiment shows that New Caledonian crows are even more intelligent than previously thought. In the video a crow is shown using three tools in the right sequence to achieve an objective, without prior training.
|102||7 years 33 weeks ago|
|Fishing crow using bread as bait||
An intelligent hooded crow uses bread to lure and catch fish (cichlids).
|31||7 years 40 weeks ago|
|Hungry whales steal birds' dinner - The Great Feast (BBC)||
In this video, herring are rounded up by birds into a 'bait ball' from which they can easily be plucked. But passing humpback whales are lying in wait for the right moment to steal and devour this easy snack.
|865||8 years 2 weeks ago|
|Dog makes a clever escape||
An intelligent dog ingeniously manages to find a way out of his confinement, while the other dogs look on in amazement.
|1032||8 years 27 weeks ago|
|Joshua Klein: The amazing intelligence of crows (TEDTalks)||
Crows are so successful at survival because of their high intelligence and ability to learn from each other. Hacker/writer Joshua Klein explores whether crows could be trained to pick up garbage or other useful tasks.
|158||8 years 44 weeks ago|
|Coconut shelter: evidence of tool use by octopuses||
Octopuses are probably the most intelligent of all invertebrates. This video shows an octopus using a coconut as a tool by taking it along for use as shelter and protection against predators.
|128||8 years 48 weeks ago|
|Elephant Paints Self Portrait||
Elephants can paint - this video is proof of that. However, according to naturalist Desmond Morris, it is actually the elephant trainer that provides the directions. The trainer tugs at the elephant's ears to move the paint brush in different directions.
|4869||8 years 51 weeks ago|
|Intelligent crows crack open nuts using traffic||
Crows crack open nuts by dropping them in front of cars, then wait for the traffic light to turn green before picking it up.
|52||9 years 10 weeks ago|
|Do elephants experience sorrow and grief?||
An elephant family is so closely knit that the death of one of the members can be devastating. The behavior of elephants in such situations has led researchers to believe that elephants can experience deep emotions.
|331||9 years 22 weeks ago|
|Intelligent crow uses small stick to get large stick to get food||
New Caledonian crows can not only use tools, but also use one tool to manipulate another tool. This crow uses a small stick in order to get a larger stick, which it can then use to obtain food.
|35||9 years 31 weeks ago|
|Intelligent crow bends wire to get food out of jar||
A crow bends a metal wire to create a hook which can scoop food out of a jar.
|79||9 years 35 weeks ago|
|Koko the Gorilla using Sign Language||
The story of Koko the Gorilla, who is able to understand more than 1000 signs based on American Sign Language.
|113||9 years 35 weeks ago|
|Chimpanzee Boards a Train in Japan||
Pan-Kun, a chimpanzee, buys a train ticket and boards a train while walking a dog.
|327||9 years 35 weeks ago|
|Bonobos that write, start fires and play Pac-Man (TEDTalks)||
Bonobos can walk upright, understand spoken language, write and develop stone tools. Savage-Rumbaugh's work with bonobos forces us to rethink how much of what a species can do is determined by biology and how much by cultural exposure.
|68||9 years 44 weeks ago|
|Intelligent crows - tool use (BBC)||
David Attenborough looks at crows' creative use of tools in their hunt for grubs. Embedding disabled - watch the video on YouTube
|60||10 years 6 weeks ago|