While many animals are endowed with remarkable and interesting abilities, human beings possess not only the ability to express and understand original abstract thoughts through language, but also the ability to know their Creator. Evolutionary thinking pretends we humans are just animals and not accountable to God.
Brain imaging suggests dogs and humans are wired to respond to sounds the same way. Evolutionary researchers are surprised to find neurological similarities between humans and dogs but not between humans and apes.
The octopus is a very intelligent invertebrate. Evolutionists assert intelligent apes are our near relations, but how do they explain octopus intelligence? God endowed them from the beginning with intelligence to live in the world He created and even to cope with the world He cursed because of man’s sin.
The crow displays remarkable intelligence. If there were an animal version of the popular trivia program Jeopardy!, it might pit a chimpanzee against a dolphin against a crow. The surprising thing is, the crow might win!
Though monkeys can’t imitate human language despite speech-ready vocal tracts because of their brains’ wiring, their versatile alarm calls meet their needs.
If additional tests reveal bonobos actually are communicating with one another, the authors’ evolutionary leaps will still be groundless.
Does a "talking" orangutan fill the gap between monkeys and humans in the evolution and origin of human language?
Brain imaging suggests dogs and humans are wired to respond to sounds the same way.
Do smart crows reveal an alternate evolutionary path to intelligence?
Does the chimpanzee ability to see-a-snake and sound-a-signal recapitulate the evolutionary underpinnings of human language?
Does a peek “into the minds of birds” provide a peek into the origin of ours?
The evolutionary drive to invertebrate intelligence
Crows’ remarkable intelligence has been one of our favorite topics over the years (our last update came in April). Here’s the latest.
If someone calls you a bird brain, it may not be completely wrong to respond, “that’s right!”
If there were an animal version of the popular trivia program Jeopardy!, it might pit a chimpanzee against a dolphin against a crow. The surprising thing is, the crow might win!
Move over (again), chimpanzees: it’s not only you in the animal kingdom that has calculable intelligence.
Based on test results published in Current Biology, chimpanzees have “an extraordinary photographic memory that is far superior to ours.” The tests were devised by Japanese scientists and pitted university students against three pairs of mother-and-child chimps.
BBC News reports on a University of Auckland study that highlights the tool-adapting and tool-using ability of New Caledonian crows.
Researchers are astounded by ape communication skills.
Simian use of gestures is the latest evidence of evolution—at least, that’s the impression given by a BBC NEWS article describing research into how bonobos and chimpanzees communicate.
The BBC News and other media outlets have been circulating an Associated Press article that states that gorillas in the wild have been observed using tools.
David Attenborough's acclaimed television series, The Life of Birds, provided many examples of remarkable features and behaviours in birds. These provide reasons to doubt evolutionary philosophy.
It turns out that there is at least one parrot that can rival chimps in creative language use and complexity of reasoning.
An eccentric German, named Von Osten, set out to show that animals were as clever as men. He spent two years educating a horse which became known as Clever Hans.