Animal Tool-Use

@article{Seed2010AnimalT,
  title={Animal Tool-Use},
  author={Amanda M Seed and Richard Byrne},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={R1032-R1039}
}
The sight of an animal making and using a tool captivates scientists and laymen alike, perhaps because it forces us to question some of our ideas about human uniqueness. Does the animal know how the tool works? Did it anticipate the need for the tool and make it in advance? To some, this fascination with tools seems arbitrary and anthropocentric; after all, animals engage in many other complex activities, like nest building, and we know that complex behaviour need not be cognitively demanding… CONTINUE READING
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