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    I wouldn't have believed it, had I not seen it on the Beeb

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    Yeah, but the reporter blew it in the last paragraph:
    "The birds were extremely accurate, using the exact number of stones needed to raise the worm to a height where they could reach it."

    Nah!

    That's akin to my statement that "my mother knew exactly how many times she had to breathe to stay alive".

    The birds just added stones, one at a time, robotic-ally, until the goal was reached.

    I'm not saying that there is intelligence (defined as "Devising a solution to achieve a goal"), but I'd argue against and counting method, beyond recognizing a single stone!

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    [quote name='Bowlie' post='787788' date='06-Aug-2009 13:43']I wouldn't have believed it, had I not seen it on the Beeb[/quote]

    I recommend that you spend a few minutes viewing this presentation.
    Regards
    Don

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