CROWS KNOW PHYSICS Not only can crows recognize faces to differentiate between predatory and benign species, they also understand basic physics , have been known to change entire migration patterns to avoid farms where crows have been killed in the past. Cool, calculating, and known to harbor a grudge
OCTOPI ARE MASTER ESCAPE ARTISTS True prison-breakers of the sea, octopi have proven time and again their talents for popping lids off screw-top jars, compressing their bulky bodies through slit-small holes, and climbing impossibly out of aquarium tanks to their freedom. Otto, a German aquarium octopus, was even known to throw rocks at the glass and spray water at overhead lamps to short-circuit the annoyingly bright lights (on more than one occasion).
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According to a Princeton University study, grey squirrels are capable of remembering where thousands of nuts are buried—for months at a time. They’ll even use subterfuge to trick would-be nut takers; in a 2010 study, squirrels who knew they were being watched dug fake caches for their nuts, making a show of digging holes and patting them over with dirt while hiding their precious nuts under their armpits or in their mouth until they could find a more suitable hiding spot elsewhere.