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From Science Daily on 02-Feb-2016 14:31

The question of what sets humans apart from other animals is one of the oldest philosophical puzzles. A popular answer is that only humans can understand that others also have minds like their own. But new research suggests that ravens -- birds singled out by many cultures as a symbol of intelligence and wisdom -- share at least some of the human ability to think abstractly about other minds, adapting their behavior by attributing their own perceptions to others.


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