Are Horses The Smartest Animals

Ava Flores
• Saturday, 12 December, 2020
• 7 min read

Horse lovers have long believed that their trusty steeds are the smartest animals in the world, but skeptics would be doubtful. While we most often compare them to dogs when asking ‘are horses intelligent?’ This is, in fact, not a fair comparison.

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So those stories of horses being over cuddly when their owners are upset or refusing to come over to you when you’re grumpy aren’t just coincidence, after all. All of these show that horses learn via conditioning, and that through trial and error they can figure out the correct response to a question or situation.

If properly trained, they can even learn human’s language and the different words that we speak in our daily life. The different pan-species are now coming into the endangered species because of the human activities like poaching and habitat destruction.

The elephant gestation period is 22 months, highest among the and animals in the world. The proboscis is very helpful for them in breathing, lifting water and grasping objects.

Elephants have forgetting memory is one of the most common animal stereotypes in the world. One of the most common domestic animals in the world, Pigs are native to the Eurasian and African continents.

They also come in the omnivorous family that can eat a large variety of food as humans do. There are many studies that prove that the pigs can be as smart as a 3-year-old human baby because they have faced many problems and difficult situation.

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Wild pigs are also very intelligent as they grow plants in the nearby areas of their home and also help in the transportation of seeds. The small baby is very much aware of what the mother is saying in different sounds that show their intelligence since birth.

They are very much helpful to humans in solving different mysterious related to the oceans. They are also very much capable of showing different emotions like happiness, joy, and sorrow.

They are fond of eating fish and squid but many of them also like killer whales and seals. The Whales comes under eight families namely Balaenopteridae, Balaenidae, Cetotheriidae, Eschrichtiidae, Monodontidae, Physeteridae, and Kogiidae.

They are known to humans as the heaviest animal that can interact very well in groups but uses very complex sounds in order to communicate with each other. The social behavior of the groups and communication techniques used make them one of the intelligent animals in the world.

They also are known as the creatures of the open ocean because they feed, live to give birth and raise their young in the sea. Oceans have many aquatic animals especially fishes that have mind-blowing superpowers which help them to protect themselves from predators.

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They are roughly species of Parrots and most of them found in South America and Australasia. They are fond of eating seeds, nuts, fruit, buds, and other plant material.

They are also very much capable of solving complex problems that exist within their social network. The population of the Parrots is decreasing very rapidly because of the hunting, deforestation and habitat loss.

All types of parrot species have two things in common a curved beak, and zygodactyl feet. They are very social and are also capable of showing different emotions like happiness, joy, and sorrow.

According to the research, the average dog is as intelligent as 2 years old human baby. The smelling power of dogs is so strong that they can differentiate between the million types of scents.

Octopus belongs to the family invertebrates and in that they are the smartest and intelligent animal. Octopuses have three hearts, two of them work exclusively to move blood beyond the animal’s gills, however, third keeps circulation flowing for the organs.

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They also change their body shapes and uses a different type of shells. Glass Octopus is one of the transparent animals on planet Earth. Squirrels are capable of locating food buried beneath a foot of snow.

According to the studies, they use many tricks with their mind when they are searching for food and making the nest. They have also identified human faces and very efficiently hide their food from other animals.

The intelligence of a cat can be defined as its ability to solve problems and adapt to its environment. Now, it has been approximately 4000 years when cats have been domesticated because they were valued for their hunting capabilities, companionship and loving behavior.

One of the most popular pet in the UK and in the US, cats have 30 teeth and most of us must be aware of how sharp they are!. One of the smartest animals can run at a speed of up to 30 km per hour and the largest known cat breed in Australia is known as the Maine Coon where males can weigh unto 12kgs.

Today, we have around 200 species of owls that live in different kind of terrestrial habitats that includes deserts, mountain areas, open grasslands and forests, however, they can also be seen near farms and villages. The carnivorous animals love to eat rodents, small mammals, fish, birds and insects, but they did not chew food because they don't have teeth instead, if the prey is large they use there beak to tear the prey apart.

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The bird species have an excellent of hearing because ears are located on both sides of the head and behind the eyes. It is believed that the bird species appeared on the planet 8 to 24 million years ago and managed to adapt life in all circumstances.

Horses being one of the smartest animals in the world have been domesticated for about 5,000 years in Central Asia. Horses have an excellent sense of hearing thanks to the erect ears that can move in all directions.

Horses are a very intelligent animal with an excellent memory and use it ears, eyes and nostrils to express its mood. The species is also used in therapy of various mental disorders because of its ability to improve the psychological state of people with its calm nature and beauty.

Also, horses have the biggest eyes of all the land mammals and can view 360 degrees. The smaller relatives of bears mostly seen in South and North America, but they can be found in Asia and Europe also.

One of the intelligent and smartest animals can reach 2 to 5 feet in length and weighs between 12-16 pounds but is observed that the Raccoons that live in colder climates are larger and heavier. The animal species is omnivorous and likes to eat insects, eggs, small mammals, fruit, berries, seed, garbage etc.

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They are not hibernating animals, however, they love to spend the coldest days of winters in their burrows. Talking about the appearance, they have a large head with strong jaws and narrow waists.

Ants have poor eyesight, and they usually communicate by the three things namely, sound, touch and chemical signals known as pheromones. They can also be considered as one of the strongest animals in the world because it can carry 50 times greater of their own weight.

There are approximately seven different species of sea lions, and they belong to the group of animals called “pinnies.” The male species of sea lions grow pretty bigger as compared to female ones. The species has numerous ways to communicate with each other, and they openly seen in travelling in large groups that can have subgroups.

Because of human activities in the ocean, the species is endangered, however, international laws have been made on illegal hunting of sea lions. Squid can be called as cephalopod with a thin and soft body with 10 arms.

The marine species can grow unto 65 feet in length and mostly prey on fish and crustaceans. The bad news is that they both the species are critically endangered because of the poaching and loss of habitat.

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It can grow unto 3.5-4.5 feet tall and weighs approximately 110-200 pounds. It prefers trees to protect themselves from predators such as tigers or leopards that hunt on the ground.

The unique feature is that they reproduce slowly, and they produce 3 offspring in a lifetime. The bird species love to remain close to humans for approximately thousands of years.

Currently, there are over 300 different species of pigeons that can be seen across the globe except for the Sahara desert, Antarctica and Arctic. Because of their intelligence and beauty, they are often prepared as pets, however, there are many smartest species that are endangered because of habitat loss, predation and diseases.

The size of the bird grows depending on the species where large pigeon can reach unto 19 inches in length and weighs approximately 8.8 pounds. One of the intelligent and smartest animals can recognize themselves in the mirror and also they can find the same two people on two different pictures.

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