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Social Animals Prove Their Smarts

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Science  23 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5781, pp. 1734-1738
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5781.1734

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A new generation of experiments reveals that group-living animals have a surprising degree of intelligence. What was once considered a sharp line separating humans from all other animals is becoming a blurry gray area, with various animals possessing certain parts of the skill set considered to be advanced cognition. (Read more.)