Monkey using tools

This little guy has things figured out :)
Next thing you know they will by launching spacecrafts.

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+37 1. PortugaL26 commented 9 years ago

Amazing.. and with the slow-mo touch even better :(|)

sir David Attenborough, you rock!
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+24 2. yurtb commented 9 years ago

**inserts dramatic and inspiring statement**
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+4 3. justice-league commented 9 years ago

These monkeys sure know their tools! They know how to use them better than the people who built the Leaning Tower of Pisa!!! :)
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-6 4. ash-mikey commented 9 years ago

Haha...I wanna hire them to build me a 1 mile high tower!!! :D
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-2 5. Wildsnake commented 9 years ago

Great great.... great grandpa' ::(|) did just like he did
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+6 6. BabyJLE commented 9 years ago

Nature, you've done it again... you to slow-motion camera...
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+7 7. makbeth commented 9 years ago

Some birds pick up snails in their beaks, fly up fairly high in the air, and drop them to crack open the shell. Ive also seen two squirrels working together to gather a far greater ammount of nuts than one could alone. One threw the nuts down to the other who lay on his back and piled them up on his stomach. the first squirrel then dragged the second along by the tail using him as a sort of wheelbarrow. When it comes to food, a lot of animals can become very smart. Its always awesome to behold.
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-4 8. Xotic commented 9 years ago

Better start bowing down to the monkeys..
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+4 9. Gringo_el_Diablo commented 9 years ago

Here we see the Monkey going to extreme measures just to bust a nut! :(|)
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+5 10. Generalbeef commented 9 years ago

I really like all David Attenborough's series, very interesting :(|)
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+3 11. Tarc commented 9 years ago

#7: What on earth, are you kidding? :O DRAGGED the squirrel on its back?
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+4 12. smodd commented 9 years ago

Crows are even smarter creatures, some guy once lock a few in a cage and then release ina given time of the day, after weeks of doing the same, he notice that a few locks were missing, so he record the cages to know where the locks have gone... he notice than the crows once free start to take out the locks of the cages and they start to hide the locks somewhere else...
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+4 13. Paul12 commented 9 years ago

:(|) ::(|) just amazing!! smart!! go monkey!
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-3 14. Ikel commented 9 years ago

Pigs are smartest animals on planet
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+1 15. paolo commented 9 years ago

SMART MONKEY ::(|) ::(|) ::(|) ::(|)
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+3 16. _MidNight_ commented 9 years ago

in a few month maybe they will be able to make fire :D
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-2 17. RandurSource commented 9 years ago

"requires an exceptional level of intelligence"... and he still eats with his hands! :'(
use a fork, you dirty monkey! :|
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-3 18. tastytim commented 9 years ago

Have they always done that? Or is it a recent thing?
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-2 19. Namron7 commented 9 years ago

David Attenborough should be given a Nobel prize for his services to education, except there isn't such a prize. Come on 'Nobel Committee' It's time to make a prize for this. Ifthey can give out a so called Peace Prize for a black guy becoming US President and a former Vice President for espounding the so-called 'Truth' about global warming then they can give a prize every year to the unsung heroes out there who inspire others!! First would be David (Unfortunately dead people don't count so sorry Carl (Sagan ;-( )
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+3 20. andrer999 commented 9 years ago

Humans often forget that they ARE monkeys. :|
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-3 21. YoArgentino commented 9 years ago

Agreed with #20. Our monkeys ancestors used tools too.
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+1 22. joeman commented 9 years ago

Looks like the guys at the shop...
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+4 23. Edyy commented 9 years ago

witchcraft.... burn the witch
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-3 24. dogfish commented 9 years ago

so sad, but we will kill em all... only the domestic animals will remain.
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-2 25. Chingis commented 9 years ago

#7 haha. brilliant!!!

Makbeth: "two squirrels working together to gather a far greater ammount of nuts than one could alone. One threw the nuts down to the other who lay on his back and piled them up on his stomach. the first squirrel then dragged the second along by the tail using him as a sort of wheelbarrow"

haha can't stop laughing!!
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+2 26. Cream_Puff commented 9 years ago

If you want to see monkeys using tools, just watch George Bush while he does home renovations.
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-2 27. huldu commented 9 years ago

Was that a monkey?! i thought it was a...
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-2 28. Siruss commented 9 years ago

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-1 29. frole_verdict commented 9 years ago

Next thing you know they will be what you used to be a few thousand years ago.
Isn't evolution a nice thing?
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-1 30. LB187 commented 9 years ago

I thought the monkey was going to hit his foot @0:47
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+6 31. TIG3R commented 9 years ago

"Now something extraordinary happens"... (hits thumb)F*@%!!!
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+2 32. hansson commented 9 years ago

reminds me of 2001: a space odyssey
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0 33. MiNo commented 9 years ago

Otters also slam clams against a rock that they place on their belly to open the clam up.
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+2 34. Reaperdaddy commented 9 years ago

this monkey is more intelligent than some people they put on real TV shows.....
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+3 35. montypython commented 9 years ago

I would like to leave a saw, hammer and nails out there with a time-lapse camera and see what they will build!
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0 36. vgsr commented 9 years ago

Look! Its Mankind!
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-1 37. msavio008 commented 9 years ago

#7 u should have caught that on video and put it on snotr. but I doubt that actually happened. darwinism at it's best, got love national geographic
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+1 38. xantam commented 9 years ago

i dont see why we have to be so surprised about animal intelligence, just because theyre not a humanoid doesnt mean they arent capable of knowing how to eat a nut, crows drop nuts from traffic lights for the cars to run them over, spiders make webs to catch prey, its all the same, just because this monkey decided to use a rock and a flat surface above the ground doesnt mean we should think monkies are all the sudden intelligent.
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0 39. asemanden commented 9 years ago

#37 "darwinism" as a word is being massively misused by creationists in the US to say that evolution is a religion, please use "evolution" instead