Category Archives: Animal Intelligence

Animals Are Their Own Pharmacists

When we watch animals foraging for food in nature, we now have to ask, are they visiting the grocery store or are they visiting the pharmacy? — Ecologist Mark Hunter Animals “vaccinate” themselves and their offspring as well. House Sparrows … Continue reading

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A Message from Honey Bee Consciousness

INTRODUCTION Since the late 1980s Honeybees have been dying off in alarming numbers due to infestation by a tracheal mite which lodges in the thorax of the bee. These are the tracheae that feed oxygen to the flight muscles of … Continue reading

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A Message from Honey Bee Consciousness

INTRODUCTION Since the late 1980s Honeybees have been dying off in alarming numbers due to infestation by a tracheal mite which lodges in the thorax of the bee. These are the tracheae that feed oxygen to the flight muscles of … Continue reading

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The Guide Cat and the Blind Dog

Eight-year-old Terfel has cataracts and had spent most of his time stuck in his basket or bumping into things. Until he met a valuable friend, that is. A cat named Pwditat appeared on the scene, walked up to Terfel and … Continue reading

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A Message from Horse Consciousness

Horse Consciousness by Sun Mi Kim (Communicated Through Sharon Callahan)  Swift and graceful, horses capture the essence of a nobility for most of us. And while we often consider them the picture of what it means to be fearless and … Continue reading

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The N’kisi Project: Parrot Language and Telepathy

“N’kisi is a captive bred, hand raised Congo African Gray Parrot. He is 4-1/2 years old, and his species has a life span similar to humans. He has received teaching in the use of language for 4 years. He is … Continue reading

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Animals –They’re Smarter Than We Think, Part 1 of 3

Inside the Minds of Animals by Jeffrey Kluger (Reprinted with permission of Time magazine) Not long ago, I spent the morning having coffee with Kanzi. It wasn’t my idea; Kanzi invited me, though he did so in his customary clipped … Continue reading

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