Yoda: Goats Smarter, Also Crows, Pigs, and Dogs….

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Human tests do not test goat intelligence, they test goat abilities to dumb down to human levels.

Goats are apparently smarter than anyone thought

Researchers found that goats can learn to solve complicated tasks quickly and can remember the solutions they’ve learned for 10 months or more.

Science is having to constantly reevaluate how we look at animal intelligence. Recent evidence has shown that crows, pigs and dogs, for example, are even more intelligent than previously believed.

Most recently, researchers at Queen Mary University of London have found that goats can learn to solve complicated tasks quickly and can remember the solutions they’ve learned for 10 months or more. Scientists believe that this may explain the animal’s ability to adapt to harsh environments.

Published in the March 26th edition of the journal Frontiers in Zoology, the researchers found that the goats could be taught to accomplish complicated tasks in order to obtain rewards. The goats were taught to pull a lever with their mouths and release it in order to access food in a box.

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