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The World's Brainiest Beasts


Proportionally, spiders are the smallest creatures to possess a high level of intelligence, and the White Mustached Portia spider is said to be the most impressive of all. The WMP have been called "Eight-legged-Cats," for their capacity to develop and learn new hunting tactics based on changes in the environment.

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