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The World's Brainiest Beasts

By Vadim Newquist Sep 24, 2013

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Evolution has produced some pretty spectacular brains in the last billion or so years. Humans are, of course, not the only animal to benefit from them. Certain species, in particular, possess an uncanny level of intelligence that in some areas even put us humans to shame. So what are the animal kingdom's brainiest beasts? Let's find out!

Tags: animals, science, slideshows, orangutans, chimps, dolphins

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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