Do Pigeons Understand Abstract Math Principles?

New Zealand study finds the urban bird could be as smart as monkeys.
0:35 | 12/23/11

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If you spend much time in the big city you're familiar with pigeons they're just all over the place and they hate seeing -- the sidewalk to people what. Who knew how Smart they are good to see this -- it turns out their math whizzes and New Zealand study finds they could not only -- which lots of animals can do. They can actually -- abstract rules about numbers to and that makes them as Smart monkeys -- one researcher put it. They're -- they are being Bernstein's of the bird world that's surprising that -- I was really -- Bert yes I'm Negroponte the city and then they're everywhere had no idea -- -- outsmarting of the regular soap and everything.

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