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The World's Brainiest Beasts

By Vadim Newquist Sep 24, 2013

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Squid

The brain structure of the squid sets it apart from all other ocean invertebrates and surprisingly, their brains share many similarities to our own. They are known to possess a great deal of curiosity about their environment and are amongst few sea dwelling creatures that develop the capacity to use tools that both repress boredom and protect them from numerous dangers within their hostile environments.

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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