Natural History Wanderings

ScienceDaily reports on a review of studies on chicken intelligence, social development and emotions.

Chickens are not as clueless or ‘bird-brained’ as people believe them to be. They have distinct personalities and can outmaneuver one another. They know their place in the pecking order, and can reason by deduction, which is an ability that humans develop by the age of seven. Chicken intelligence is therefore unnecessarily underestimated and overshadowed by other avian groups.

Read article at  Think chicken: Think intelligent, caring and complex: Review looks at studies on chicken intelligence, social development and emotions — ScienceDaily

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