Posts Tagged ‘tool use’

Cockatoo Smarts

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
birds, intelligence, tools, tool use, tool making, cockatoos

Cockatoos demonstrate that they’re not so bird-brained after all.

Smashing Fish!

Monday, July 11th, 2011

For the first time ever, fish are photographed using tools.

Smart, Sneaky Ravens

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Ravens are not only intelligent, they’re also sneaky…

A Place by the Coast

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Exciting archaeological discovery on California’s Channel Islands yields clues to America’s early seafarers.

Out of Africa Earlier

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

A discovery of stone tools in the United Arab Emirates could provide evidence that modern humans left Africa earlier.

Chimpanzees and Play-Mothering

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

New research suggests that young female chimpanzees treat sticks like dolls.

Human Tool Use

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

The Academy’s Zeray Alemseged reveals his latest discovery—human tool use dating back to 3.4 million years ago.

Octopus Tool-Use

Friday, December 18th, 2009
Creative Commons by Nick Hobgood

The octopus is widely regarded as the world’s smartest invertebrate, and a new study adds evidence to that claim.

Crow Intelligence

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Researchers are finding that crows use complex reasoning to obtain food with tools.

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