WONDER #1345: Can Animals Read?

Question 1 of 3

Willow, the animal that learned to “read” over 30 words and obey the commands they expressed, was what type of animal?

  1. dog
  2. cat
  3. badger
  4. dolphin

Question 2 of 3

Which bird has exhibited an awareness of the fact that other birds steal food and changed behavior in light of that fact?

  1. owl
  2. scrub jay
  3. cardinal
  4. turkey

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT an advanced cognitive capability that some animals have exhibited in studies?

  1. good memory
  2. symbol recognition
  3. self-awareness
  4. machine invention

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