Rank your top 4 smartest animals.
idk probably like crow, raven, rook, magpie
ranking reptilesPerentie or any kind of monitor because they're all intelligentCuban CrocodileTegu lizardsKing cobraOther crocodiles every other reptile
>>3753404orcasorcasorcasmy dear departed doggo
>>37534041. humans2. elephants 3. orcas4. chimps yesi do rate elephants
>>3753404Dylan, Dylan, Dylan, Dylan and Dylan.
>>3753404I'd have to be a research biologist or something in order to do this question justice. How do I know which are the smartest animals?I googled it and this is what a BBC children's news story says:1. Chimpanzees2. Dolphins3. Orangutans4. Octopuses5. Crowshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/16940749
>>3753566What about whales ?
>>3753408>>3753447>>3753566The smartest birds are actually macaws like the hyacyith
they're all fucking dumb
>>3753404Not including primates: Hyenas, wolves, elephants, raccoons. Not necessarily in order.
magpies/corvidspigscertain apesdolphins/some cetaceans
>>3753404Criteria of intellegence>1. Regularly Uses Tools>2. Memory Aided Navigation Abilities>3. Pattern Recognition>4. Complex communication in and out of species. >5. Social CreaturesHonorable mentions include>octopiDespite being very good problem solvers they only ever link up to breed. Social structures, as well as communication, are paramount to a truly intelligent species. >Medium size Sharks and raysThough present Tool use is not extensive enough to make the cut.>Crows/RavensJust on the verge of making the list, Are pushed off by macawsNow the actual list (in no particular order)>OrangutangsUnlike other monkeys and apes, these tend not only to have complex social groups, most tool use of apes (besides chimps), But beat chimps because of the docile nature indicative of higher intelligence.>OrcasEasily the most intelligent of all dolphins, perhaps the most intelligent creature on this planet, the only reason they have not developed past humans is lack of limbs IMO>Large Wrasse's (such as broomtails)Two layers of communication, Most extensive tool use of any ocean animals, Can be solitary or group. Most intelligent fish group, And on level with macaws and chimps>Large MacawsMost intelligent birds, the standard for interspecies communication as well as pattern recognition for intelligent animals
>>3753404Primates, Cetaceans, Canines, Cephalopod's
>>3753734Hyenas.>2. Memory Aided Navigation AbilitiesHave very good recollection of their land.>3. Pattern RecognitionAre able to identify human traps and, if they or another clan mate has ever fallen for one, will not fall for it again.>4. Complex communication in and out of species.All can identify one another as individuals and immediately know who they are and where they are they in the pack or if they aren't part of the pack.>5. Social CreaturesOne of the most. Constantly adapting to the everchanging dynamic of the pack.>1. Regularly Uses ToolsLiterally the only thing they lack. Everything else they excel at to an incredible degree. They're constrained by their bodies, yet still manage to be extremely intelligent. If they had any amount of dexterity they'd be closer to human advancement than chimps.
>>3753816Canines are the midwits of the animal kingdom. They can follow instructions but generally lack the problem solving skills that equate to "real intelligence".Swap them with Corvids and/or Psittaciformes and you have a good list.
>>3753734>docile nature indicative of higher intelligence.Is it really? Large herbivores are generally considered dumb and docile. Creatures like dolphins or hyenas aren't, despite their high intelligence.
CorvidsOctopiElephantsOrcasI'm not including primates because that's a given.>>3753644Yeah, but they're also noisy cunts while crows are smart enough to shut the fuck up once in a while.
>>3755944>whites above asiansUh huh, sure.[spoiler]This is the part where he spews some spiel about academic intelligence not equalling common sense[/spoiler]
>>3754593If there had been just ONE instance of the teens using tools they would have made the list. even just a stick to poke something with. unfortunately desbite being smart they do not score my 4 smartest with the criteria I normally use>>3755814Large herbivores are extremely smart to the extent I am kinda sad it wasn't 5 or elephants would have made the list. But docile nature around non-threats (i.e. most humans) is a sign of EXTREMELY high pattern recognition. If an animal can disregard its nature of fight or flight and instead utilize risk assessment on an individual basis it becomes a whole other level of intelligence. That is another thing all my top 4 have in common.
>>3755971Asia hasnt been innovative since gunpowder. Japan lived in the feudal age until americans forced their technology on them. Keep seething Chang.
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Humans, especially those evolved after leaving AfricaDolphinsCrowsOctopi
>>3756375your bongoloid ancestors lived in a shitty swamp island banging rocks together for thousands of years until Mediterraneans found them, kys anglo
>>3753425Damn look at that boy
>>3753404meImyselfand you ;)
MiceDolphins Humans.Little de we know we where the ones being experimented on
>>3753678Are wolves actually smart?
>>3757392No, but it is unsurprising this thread quickly turned into "what are my favorite animals"