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Pigeons are smarter than a 3 year old

June 19, 2008

They can recognize themselves and other pigeons individually, tell people apart, even discriminate paintings of Van Gogh from Chagall according to this study.

Another reason why being a vegetarian keeps sounding better and better.

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  1. June 19, 2008 12:21 pm

    if their lifespan is only 15 years max at captivity…then you should compare to human age of 15 years old (assuming that human lifespan is 75 years old).

  2. Damien permalink*
    June 19, 2008 5:06 pm

    Yeah. I didn’t know pigeons lived that long though.

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