|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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
|Fishing crow using bread as bait||
An intelligent hooded crow uses bread to lure and catch fish (cichlids).
|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.
|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.