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PremierLeague-News.Com - Humpback whales may have something akin to culture, while New Caledonian crows are masters of the hooked tool
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Ever wondered whether fish have a sense of self? Or if bees can count? Me neither. But the engaging way Chris Packham’s Animal Einsteins dug into questions such as these had me invested in the answers.In the new six-part series Packham charts the talents of the world’s most intelligent animals. Among the creatures featured in this opening episode were the New Caledonian crow, which from the age of two can fashion a hooked tool to reach food. Humans, by contrast, master this only once they’ve turned five – a truth demonstrated by a scene showing a poor young boy, Elliott, fruitlessly trying to remove a sweet from a tube with a piece of wire. We also got an insight into humpback whales, which seem to have some sort of culture on account of the way they move ideas across different communities. For instance, after one whale tried out a “lob tail feeding” technique, it quickly became a “trend” across the North Atlantic.i's TV newsletter: what you should watch nextEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.
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. At one point he warned viewers to “never play poker with a parrot”. Read More Why is TV so obsessed with Cornwall? Norfolk is nice too He’s good at boiling down complex phenomena into simple terms, but here this sometimes tipped into twee anthropomorphising. Did the whales really need to be labelled “the culture vultures of the sea”? The irony of Packham telling viewers that we must ditch our human perspective when discussing animal intelligence in a programme whose title refers to animal “Einsteins” also seemed to have been lost. Still, this was an entertaining hour.
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