Endangered crow is expert tool-user
For decades the New Caledonian crow has taken the crown of top corvid tool-user. Now experiments on the rare Hawaiian crow, or Alala, suggest that they too c...
Humans Are No Longer the Only Species to Use Grinding Tools
Humans are no longer considered to be the only species that can use grinding tools, after recent research has shown that certain parrots also possess this ability. Researchers observed greater vasa pa...
Macaque
The macaques (/məˈkɑːk/ or /məˈkæk/) constitute a genus (Macaca) of Old World monkeys of the subfamily Cercopithecinae. The twenty-two species of macaques are widespread over Earth. Macaques are of so...
Tool use by animals
Tools are used by some animals to perform behaviours including the acquisition of food and water, grooming, defence, recreation or construction. Originally thought to be a skill only possessed by huma...
Tool use by animals - Wikipedia
Burrowing Owl
The burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) is a small, long-legged owl found throughout open landscapes of North and South America. Burrowing owls can be found in grasslands, rangelands, agricultural area...
Burrowing Owl - Wikipedia
Woodpecker Finch
The woodpecker finch (Camarhynchus pallidus) is a species of bird in the Darwin's finch group of the tanager family Thraupidae. Woodpecker finches occur widely in the Galapagos Islands, from sea level...
Orangutan
The orangutans (also spelled orang-utan, orangutang, or orang-utang) are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found in onl...
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Amphioctopus marginatus
Amphioctopus marginatus, also known as the coconut octopus and veined octopus, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus. It is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific O...
Amphioctopus marginatus - Wikipedia
Blue Jay
The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although w...
Blue Jay - Wikipedia
Neanderthal
The Neanderthals or Neandertals /niˈændərˌtɑːlz/, us also /neɪ/-, -/ˈɑːndər/-, -/ˌtɔːlz/, -/ˌθɔːlz/) (from German: Neandertaler [neˈandɐˌtaːlɐ] from Neandertal ("Neander Valley") in Germany, where rem...
Neanderthal - Wikipedia
American Crow
The American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) is a large passerine bird species of the family Corvidae. It is a common bird found throughout much of North America. In the interior of the continent south o...
American Crow - Wikipedia
Mugger crocodile
The mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris = "crocodile of the marsh"), also called the Indian, Indus, Persian, marsh crocodile or simply mugger, is found throughout the Indian subcontinent and the su...
Mugger crocodile - Wikipedia
Egyptian Vulture
The Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), also called the white scavenger vulture or pharaoh's chicken, is a small Old World vulture and the only member of the genus Neophron. It is widely distrib...
Egyptian Vulture - Wikipedia
Common bottlenose dolphin
Tursiops truncatus, commonly known as the common bottlenose dolphin or the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (and in older literature simply as the bottlenose dolphin, a term now applied to the genus), is t...
Common bottlenose dolphin - Wikipedia
Green Heron
The green heron (Butorides virescens) is a small heron of North and Central America. It was long considered conspecific with its sister species the striated heron (Butorides striata), and together the...
Green Heron - Wikipedia
Human
Modern humans (Homo sapiens or Homo sapiens sapiens) are the only extant members of the hominin clade, a branch of great apes characterized by erect posture and bipedal locomotion; manual dexterity an...
Human - Wikipedia
Mandrill
The mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is a primate of the Old World monkey (Cercopithecidae) family, closely related to the baboons and even more closely to the drill. It is found in southern Cameroon, Gab...
Mandrill - Wikipedia
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzees, sometimes colloquially chimps, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan. The Congo River divides the native habitats of the two species:Chimpanzees are members of the fami...
Chimpanzee - Wikipedia
Elephant
Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Two species are traditionally recognised, the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and the Asian elephant (Elephas ma...
Elephant - Wikipedia
Degu
The degu (Octodon degus, /ˈdeɪɡuː/) is a small caviomorph rodent that is endemic to the Chilean matorral ecoregion of central Chile. It is sometimes referred to as the brush-tailed rat, and is also ca...
Degu - Wikipedia
Brown-headed Nuthatch
The brown-headed nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) is a small songbird found in pine forests throughout the Southeastern United States. An endangered population occurs in the pineyards of Grand Bahama; some au...
Brown-headed Nuthatch - Wikipedia
Capuchin monkey
The capuchin monkeys (/ˈkæpjʊtʃɪn/ or /ˈkæpjʊʃɪn/) are New World monkeys of the subfamily Cebinae. Prior to 2011, the subfamily contained only a single genus, Cebus. However, in 2011 it was proposed t...
Capuchin monkey - Wikipedia